Monthly Archives: November 2018

We Will Remember Them

The day was dark The rain was heavy The sun had stayed away, But in my heart A light so bright Brought thoughts of you all day. (‘Dark Day’ by Barry Rees) Today is Remembrance Sunday. It is also exactly … Continue reading

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Bearded – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘Bearded’. Beards are certainly something that the Rees family have tended to have – well at least the men! The first two photos show my Great Grandfather Henry Rees (1850-1934). The first shows Henry with … Continue reading

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Frightening – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘frightening’. Amy Johnson Crow, who sets the topics asks: Any ghost stories in the family? Ever been scared while researching? Been frightened in a cemetery? Or how about sharing a Halloween story or photo? I … Continue reading

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