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Surname Saturday – Reuby

Reuby is my husband’s family name, and I have about 55  in my tree, the oldest being Philip, born in Ireland in 1814. It’s often mis-spelled, and Philip’s surname was spelled Rubie in the records I’ve found. Considering the mis-spellings that come through my letter box every day, I can’t complain about the variations I … Continue reading

Born: Holloway Fire Station

My husband’s great-grandfather, Philip Reuby, was born in Cork, and moved to London sometime before 1861. The 1881 census shows him as a fireman, and several of his children are shown as being born in Holloway Fire Station. As can be seen in this modern photo, there was accommodation above –  as this was only … Continue reading