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Archive for January 2012

Added to Easter Family Genealogy

I’ve added a new page for William Samuel St John on the main website.

Wordless Wednesday – Lilian St John

Born 1885, married Walter Frederick Golesworthy 1905, died 1969, worked as a seamstress.

Military Monday – William Samuel St John, RN

This wonderful photo from a relative of my husband. He’s my husband’s great-grandfather, William Samuel St John. I had found him in the 1861 census as a boy in Devon, and in the 1881 census as a waiter in an in near Bishopsgate in London, but this certainly isn’t a waiters uniform. Finally found him … Continue reading

Wedding Wednesday – Golesworthy and Dearing

The wedding of Frederick Arthur Golesworthy to Ada Dearing in 1932 in Hackney, London. From left to right: Bridesmaid (unknown), Charles Leonard Reuby, Frederick Arthur Golesworthy, Ada May Dearing, possibly the bride’s father, Lilian May Golesworthy. The child is unknown. Fred died only ten years later, when his ship HMS Arethusa¬†was torpedoed escorting a convoy … Continue reading

A Year of Family History Blogging

I started my blog on 3 January 2011 to encourage myself not to give up on researches. I’ve had several longish periods of time in 2011 when I haven’t had time to do anything, but it has persuaded me to take up my researches again when time is available. According to the WordPress stats, I … Continue reading