Category Archives: Cambridgeshire

Surname Saturday: The Haylock family

This week’s SURNAME SATURDAY themed post looks at the HAYLOCK family of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. Continue reading

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Happy 101st Birthday, Percy

Today would have been my paternal grandfather’s 101st Birthday. Here’s a little ‘happy birthday’ nod to him, and some photos from his life. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday – The Harrison family grave

Today’s TOMBSTONE TUESDAY post returns to Little Downham and finds a delightful example of 19th century headstone for the Harrison family. Continue reading

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Expert speakers revealed for 2014 Cambridgeshire Family History Fair

The Cambridgeshire Family History Society has confirmed the guest speakers for this year’s Cambridgeshire Family History Fair. A series of announcements via their Facebook Page, have revealed the following experts will be talking at the Fair on 25th October 2014. Author, … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – The Flower family

Surname Saturday – This week it’s the turn of the FLOWER family of Cambridgeshire – an unusual surname, that took on a harrowing battle at home. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Ely Cathedral

Wordless Wednesday: Today’s photograph shows Ely Cathedral enjoying the sunshine. Continue reading

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Family History Fair returns to Cambridge in 2014

Cambridge plays host to another Family History Fair on Saturday 25th October 2014. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Gottle O’ Geer

Wordless Wednesday – Frederick Vernon Cross with his ventriloquist dummies in 1909 (aged 13.5yrs). Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Remembering a tragic barn fire in Burwell

Today’s ‘Tombstone Tuesday’ post features a headstone remembering 78 people who died in a tragic barn fire in Burwell, Cambridgeshire in 1727. Continue reading

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2 Bishops, 7 weddings and 9 funerals

A story of 2 Bishops, 7 weddings, and 9 funerals – the struggle of life and love in the 19th century. Continue reading

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