Tag Archives: Eileen_Scott

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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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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Document of the Week – Air Letter to Eileen Ivy Scott

This week’s #DocOTWeek is a Christmas Greetings air-mail letter sent to my Mother, the then unmarried, Miss Eileen Ivy Scott, from an E Jolley or I’Olley in Kenya, dated 18th December 1951: The text of the letter reads: 18 Dec … Continue reading

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Back to School – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

Eileen Scott’s Geography exercise book This weeks #52Ancestors topic is ‘Back to School’ and I’ve chosen to show Eileen Scott’s Geography exercise book, which dates from 1944, when she aged 14 and attended the South East London Technical Institute, run … Continue reading

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