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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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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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Sports – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘Sports’. The only relative that I am aware of who played sport at a professional level was Gordon Green, however, I have already posted about him for ‘Closest to your Birthday‘. So, instead, I want … Continue reading

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On the Farm – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘On the Farm’. As Amy Johnson Crow (who sets the topics) noted, this ‘might be a week that you have a hard time choosing because so many ancestors fit the theme!’ This is so true! … Continue reading

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Unusual Source – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘unusual source’. We are all used to searching in BMD; Censuses; Passenger lists and the plethora of sources available on the large on-line platforms. However, there is one source that most of us don’t have … Continue reading

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Work – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘work’. ‘Work’ can mean different things to different people. For some it is a drudgery that has to be done to pay the bills, for others it is something that they really enjoy. Some people … Continue reading

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Document of the Week – Hire Purchase Agreement

I am starting a new series of weekly posts, where I look at a single document held in the Rees Scott Archive. This will show the diverse type of records any family archive might hold. I will use the twitter … Continue reading

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Music – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

Dai Rees – Songs My Father Taught Me David Alan Rees, known to all as Dai, died 9 years ago today, on 22nd July 2009, eight days short of his 77th birthday. During his childhood, Dai was taught a number … Continue reading

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