Category Archives: Railwaymen

A life consumed

The ‘White Plague’, ‘Consumption’, ‘T.B’, Tuberculosis. If you’ve been researching your family tree, you’re bound to have stumbled across some of these phrases as causes of death (i’d only not seen the ‘white plague’ term before, but I’ve seen the … Continue reading

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New season of Littleport Society meetings announced.

I’ve just received the latest edition of The Littleport Society magazine, so thought i’d share the event info with you that covers the next few months. I’ve been a member of the society for years now and they are exceptionally … Continue reading

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The Mystery and The Monkey

James Martin (1851-1934), originally uploaded by familytreeuk. The December issue of the BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ magazine features my photograph in their ‘Over To You’ section (page 36). I’m pleased to see it in print – it’s … Continue reading

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