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Charles Leonard Reuby – happy birthday!

July 25th is my late father-in-law’s birthday. He was born in Bermondsey, London in 1905, and married Lilian May Golesworthy in 1935. He died at only 69, so I never met him, but I wish I had. His photos all show him smiling. He served in the Royal navy from 1923 to 1929, and then … Continue reading

Visiting Sir William Blackstone

Although I live fairly near Oxford, and often get the bus over to visit the market and museums, I’d never got round to visiting my 5x great-grandfather until last week. His statue resides in the Codrington Library at All Soul’s college, which is not usually open to the public except on occasional open days. However … Continue reading


Rebuilt main Easter Family Genealogy website

Using WikiTree to display your trees

Recently I started trying the WikiTree¬†site to store parts of my family trees online. I still store my complete tree in my genealogy program, GRAMPS¬†on my PC, with backups in the cloud. I’ve ignored WikiTree for some time, due to my misunderstanding of their “collaborative tree” idea. Now I’ve read up some of their tutorials, … Continue reading

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