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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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Detective Work and Photographs

There is so much to be gained from going over the same things again. I nearly always find something new when I revisit a photo. One of the photographs I have been looking at recently had a big question mark … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Cora Annie Amelia Dinnis 1886-1963.

Cora Annie Amelia Dinnis was my grand-aunt, the sister of my paternal grandfather, Joseph Taylor Dinnis. Their parents were George Dinnis and Catherine Taylor. Cora was born in March 1886 in Camberwell, Surrey. In the Census of 1891 the family … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis – part one

John Albert Walter Harold Dinnis was born on 22 January 1895 in Camberwell, London. He was my grand uncle, younger brother of my grandfather, Joseph Taylor Dinnis. His parents were George Dinnis and Catherine Taylor. In the 1901¬†England Census John … Continue reading

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Life and Times of George Dinnis 1853-1906

George Dinnis was my great-grandfather. He was born in Brighton in 1853, and died in 1906. He had a twin sister, Cora Dinnis. She died in 1856, aged 3 at the Old Ship Hotel, where the family lived and their … Continue reading

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