Category Archives: Cemetery

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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Conflict – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘conflict’. In September 1953, my father, Dai Rees was on his Annual Camp as an Army Reservist (following his term on full-time National Service). He was called in to the admin office to be told … Continue reading

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Non-Population: Schrödinger’s cat – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘Non-Population’. This one really made me think. I suppose I could look at missing census records – that’s all to do with non-population, as maybe they didn’t get counted. However, I eventually decided to focus … Continue reading

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Cemetery – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

The topic of today’s post is ‘cemetery’ and I am going to focus on Plumstead Cemetery, in South West London. Mainly because I know that we have a lot of our ancestors buried there, both direct ancestors, like Eileen Rees’ … Continue reading

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