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Scanning challenge

Finally got round to picking up the remaining box of family photos for scanning, and here it is … Hopefully I won’t need to scan them all, as many are snapshots from non-family events. I enjoy looking at the photos more than scanning them, so it tends to take much longer than if I just … Continue reading

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