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My next task!

It was 1895 when my Great Grandmother died on the birth of her last child. That left my Great Grandfather to care for the children that were still at home. It was at this time that his sister-in-law appeared on the scene to help with their upbringing. The other marriage* that i discovered penned at … Continue reading My next task!

Handwriting!

The deciphering of handwriting or Palaeography is quite an art. Transcribing the written word is not always easy, especially that of pre 1900. However, over time and many years studying census records, parish records and generally any old documents, you get accustomed to the diverse amount of styles. Not to forget, of course, that knowing … Continue reading Handwriting!