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pramclub has written 79 posts for Easter Family Genealogy Blog

Tombstone Tuesday – Radnor Street Cemetery, Swindon

On Saturday afternoon we went on a guided walk around one our local Victorian cemeteries, organised by the Friends of Radnor Street Cemetery. About 33,000 Swindonians were buried there between 1881 and 1970, and 104 are war graves, making it a Commonwealth War Graves cemetery. This walk was one of the events organised as part of … Continue reading

Quick Catch-up

Over a year since I last posted – family matters have taken precedence. I’ve managed to do a bit of research, though. My father, who researched our family for over forty years, and who started me on the trail, died last October, and I wish I’d taken better notes of the many things he told … Continue reading

Technology Tuesday – HistoryPin

Another photo site, but not plain storage. HistoryPin‘s tagline is “Pin your history to the world”, and I’ve found it fascinating –  photos, videos and audio clips, relating them to places. A large number of museums and history organisations worldwide have already uploaded some of their archives, but there are lots of individuals adding content too. You can … Continue reading

Technology Tuesday – Shoeboxes by 1000Memories

I was pointed to this handy photo storage site by a post on Kelly’s “My Blog .. My Life ..My Ancestry”. Shoeboxes are collections of photos – just like the real shoeboxes we used to store our family snaps in, but these are digital. An account with 1000Memories is free, and lets you store as many … Continue reading

Sepia Saturday – Coronation Party Baby

2012 is the year of the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, and there have been celebrations around the country. Our street party was rained on, and eventually we had to retire to the church hall for our food and entertainment, but a good time was had by all. This photo is of our Coronation … Continue reading