Tag Archives: Shoreham-by-Sea

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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A Wedding Anniversary

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Today, 18th June is the anniversary of my parents marriage. They were married in 1949. Here are some photographs of their wedding day. The photograph of Gordon and Enid Dinnis looks to be taken outside the reception venue, which is … 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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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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