Category Archives: Olive Cleeve

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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Door 3 of our Advent Calendar

Opening today’s door we find Olive Cleeve in August 1964. Olive lived in Dummer, Basingstoke and was the sister of my grandmother, Annie Dinnis. She was a very quiet, gentle lady and I only knew her through letters and cards … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen the Light

It has to be said that there are some very clever people out there in Blogland. One of these is Michael A. Rios and you can find him here: http://michaelriosphotos.wix.com/one-pager-portfolio Michael works magic with old photographs, breathing new life into … 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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The Fashion for Hats in 1931

I find I have suddenly become quite obsessed by hats as I look through some photographs of my grandmother and her sisters. I only knew Nannie (Annie Cleeve) in her later years, so ‘fashion’ wasn’t a word I associated with … Continue reading

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Summer 1931

84 years ago, and the summer of 1931 saw three of the Cleeve sisters in Brighton. It’s so nice seeing them in the place I have lived all my life. Brighton looks so … empty!  I’ve never seen it so … Continue reading

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Family Photographs and the Joy of Sharing

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I’ve been a bit quiet for the past week, but as usual when I go quiet it just means I’ve been very busy!  I recently had a visit from my lovely cousin Sue, who brought over two biscuit tins full … Continue reading

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Daughters of Dummer

As this is my first post since before Christmas I would like to begin by wishing everyone a very, very Happy New Year and I hope 2014 will be a peaceful, fulfilling and gentle year and that it will bring you all … Continue reading

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Coming soon …

January 2014 In the New Year I shall invite you to meet my paternal grandmother, Annie Cleeve and her sisters. Here they are: I will look at them as individuals, as well as at their family life growing up in Dummer, Hampshire. I … Continue reading

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