Category Archives: Agnes Maffey

Advent Calendar door number 10

So today we open door number 10 of our Advent Calendar. I love this photograph of my great-grandmother, Agnes (centre) with two of her daughters, Rose (left) and Olive (right) taken at the door to their home in 1924. They … Continue reading

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A Door From Down South

Here is the Advent Calendar door for today. The home of my great-grandmother, Agnes Maffey (Cleeve) and one of her daughters, Olive Cleeve who we met at her front door a couple of days ago. This house is in Dummer, … Continue reading

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Home

For Writing 101 Day Three we are asked to use a one word prompt to inspire a post. I chose the prompt ‘Home’. As I research and write my blog I am always fascinated to see where my family lived … Continue reading

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Edith Cleeve – the early years

Edith was the eldest of the Cleeve sisters, born on the 29th of March 1886 in the small village of Dummer, Hampshire. The next information comes from the 1891 England Census, when Edith is five years old. She is living with … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 9

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Day 9 – The Letter I: Images I began my family history research with very few photographs, and have managed to collect quite a few as I’ve found more family members.  I am so pleased, because I find it easier … Continue reading

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Edith Maud W. Cleeve

Today we are looking at my paternal grandmother’s elder sister.  March 29th is the 127th anniversary of the birth of Edith Cleeve.  She was born in 1886, the eldest of six girls born to Charles Cleeve and Agnes Maffey.  Their … Continue reading

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