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Midlands
A collection of memories and items from 1940s Britain. My parents both had memories of the war years and as a child often would tell stories of those times and what it was like living their daily lives. Dad was in the navy and therefore travelled about quite a bit and took many pictures on ship. Sadly they are no lo...
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sharjah, Sharjah, Sharjah
In 2008 Frank Wright and his wife went to pay their respects to a serviceman who was buried in the Sharjah Cemetery. The sight which greeted Frank was totally shocking. There was rubbish strewn around and sand, scrub and bush had taken over the area. "It looked like nothing more than a tip...it looked like a builder...
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I have recently published a biography of Herschell, All Love - A Biography of Ridley Herschell and it's available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle version. I'd be happy to make contact with anybody interested in the Herschell family and its history. The book is the true story of Ridley Haim Herschell, a Jewish bel...
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Haven't a clue!
I should like to know where this hotel is - it features on the underside of what I presume is a paperweight. Any help would be welcome.
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BEAUMARIS
ANGLESEY (YNIS MON) IS A BEAUTIFUL ISLAND JUST OFF THE COAST OF NORTH WALES. SEPARATED FROM WALES BY THE MENAI STRAITS, HOME TO EDWARD I RING OF CASTLES, NOTABLY THE LAST OF EDWARD'S CASTLES, BEAUMARIS, BUILT TO KEEP THE HOSTILE WELSH AT BAY. ANGLESEY WAS ONCE KNOWN AS THE "BREAD BASKET OF WALES", AS THIS ISLAN...
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
The High School For Girls as it was known when I was there from 1958-1964 is celebrating its centenary in 2011. It would be good if we could collect some memories, descriptions of your time at school and old photographs, reports and other memorabilia.
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Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka
I am starting this project off with some of my Grandfather's photographs from Bangalore and surrounding areas. There are some amazing images and it would be very interesting to compare with the same areas today. So please add to this project if you can.
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Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
The Guernsey Evacuation has almost been forgotten by many in the UK. Since May 2008, I have been interviewing hundreds of children, teachers and mothers who fled Guernsey to mainland Britain in June 1940, just a few days prior to the German Occupation of the Channel Islands. Around 17,000 residents left their homes,...
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
My husband was Brian Smith and he was born in Woverhampton and lived with his brother Terry in Rooker Avenue. The family came from Chesterton, North Staffordshire
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Bilston, West Midlands, England
The Kirkland family we can trace back to Enderby in Leicestershire, to Thomas and Susannah Kirkland. A son of this couple, Job Kirkland moved to Coventry and became a corn merchant. This business lasted a short while and the family then moved first to Dudley and then to Bilston. By this time poor old Job must have b...
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An occupational family history of the Ganton, Snainton and Scalby Beswick heads of families that eventually came to Festus, Jefferson County Missouri in the United States. Their marriages with the Burnett, Skelton, and Robinson families of North Riding of Yorkshire helped breed qualities in to their decendants. Thei...
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This is a body of information about the Haynes family who lived in Stottesdon, Shropshire and moved to the Black Country at the beginning of the nineteenth century. The photograph shows Alice Haynes who married Fred Goodwill, with Bess Goodwill 1909. The photo was taken when they were in Bangalore
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Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka
Images of Bangalore at the beginning of the 20th Century.
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
Fred Goodwill was a farmer's son from Helperby, North Yorkshire and became a Methodist Minister and a missionary in Bangalore. He returned to England and worked in the Black Country
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Orange, Orange, California
The first to bring the name of Yorba to what is now Orange County, was Jose Antonio Yorba. He was born in 1746 in Spain, and was baptized July 20 of that same year, in the parish church of San Sadurni De Subirata, near Barcelona. He came with the Portola expedition to California, in 1769. He was one of the soldier e...

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