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Going to the Chapel – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’ topic is ‘Going to the Chapel. With a large number of Welsh ancestors, there is a good chance that many of our relatives may have been Chapel goers. However, as marriages had to … Continue reading

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Another Language: Welsh – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

My paternal family came mostly from Wales, so you would think that there was a lot of Welsh speakers in that side of the family. Well apparently not. In the image below, of the Wales 1891 Census for Porset Row, … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

On Mothers’ Day (which is today in the US, and we had on 11th March in the UK) I tend to think of a number of Mothers: My own mother: Eileen Ivy Rees (nee Scott) b. 1930 d. 2003, who … Continue reading

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Favourite Name – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

A favourite name in our Family Tree is ‘Glenmark’. Currently we have eleven cases of ‘Glenmark’, all but one where it is a middle name, and a single occasion where it is the first name: All of these Glenmarks are … Continue reading

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