Category Archives: Winifred Howells

Advent Door 23

Not so much a ‘door’ but a lovely ‘over the garden gate’ photograph today! This lovely couple are Mabel and Dave Howells, part of the family that adopted my mother. When Jack and Winifred Howells adopted her they already had … Continue reading

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Getting to know Winifred Brown

Winifred Brown was my maternal grandmother (adopted) and I have recently made contact with a descendent of her brother, Eli.  I love catching up with relatives like this, it’s a good time to exchange information, photographs and stories. It turns out that Winifred … Continue reading

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Meeting my adopted great grandmother

I am a member of ancestry.co.uk and have published my family tree online. This means anyone looking on there can also see my family tree, and can contact me if they so wish.  Recently I have had messages from my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

It has been a weekend full of the news of the arrival of a special little Princess – Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. But of course every baby is special to their parents, and today (5 May 2015) is my birthday. I … Continue reading

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Christmas 1950s Style

Here is a photograph I have of my parents and their families taken at Christmas. It must be in the 1950s and it’s lovely to see everyone together around the table, looking so happy. In the photograph my parents are … Continue reading

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Mums Mysterious Box

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Mum gave this box to me when I was young, telling me she felt it was important I had somewhere to keep my precious bits and pieces and I loved this box from the moment I saw it. It came with a story, … Continue reading

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Another Dog Picture

After posting the photograph of the Howells family dog at a wedding, I was looking through my baby photo’s and noticed the first one is of me with my grandmother, taken when I was just six weeks old.  It must have been mid … Continue reading

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The Howells Family Preferred Dogs

The Howells family haven’t been mentioned much so far.  They were the family that adopted my mother when she was a baby.  I don’t know much about them, so of course I shall get busy and find out some more!  … Continue reading

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A shout out to my family

I know a lot of my family see these posts and I have a photograph of a wedding that is a mystery!  Can anyone help?  The couple of the left, with the dog are my mother’s adopted parents Mr & Mrs Howells … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 8

Day 8 – The Letter H: Howells This was the surname of the family who brought up my mother, Enid May Dinnis.  I didn’t know them very well, Mr Howells passed away before I was born.  I was taken by … Continue reading

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