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52 Ancestors Wk9 - Cornelius Clutterbuck

52 Ancestors Wk9 – Cornelius Clutterbuck

I find Cornelius Clutterbuck fascinating. I know very little about him yet he has an intense appeal. Why? His name! Cornelius Clutterbuck. It’s fantastic.

Cornelius was born in c 1769 to Elizabeth Clutterbuck. According to parish registers of Stroud (cited at The Clutterbuck Blog) he was baptised 7 April 1769. It is to be assumed that his mother, Elizabeth, was unwed as his father’s name is not…

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52 Ancestors Wk8 - Elizabeth Snedden Pt 2

52 Ancestors Wk8 – Elizabeth Snedden Pt 2

Camellia in my front yard

Camellia in my front yard

I received an email this morning from a distant cousin in New Zealand. She found me through the post I wrote on Elizabeth Snedden in August 2012. I love it when I meet new family members through my blog as it highlights that something is working. Even if it is my tagging ability.

The email prompted me to go back to Trove and search again for Elizabeth. I had tried to…

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Fear is …

Fear is …

In my neighbours yard

In my neighbours yard

Fear is ...

Paralysing – a man I work with is confined to a wheelchair. As part of an education course he is doing, he went on an outing to a supermarket. He was paralysed with fear as he was afraid he would fall out of his chair going down a very mild slope. With support he conquered his fear and can’t wait to go shopping again,

Destructive – read Waleed Aly’s articlein The…

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52 Ancestors Wk7 – Dorothy AldingtonView Post

52 Ancestors Wk7 – Dorothy Aldington

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52 Ancestors Wk6 - George LaneSt Dunstan’s Church, 1805(http://www.mernick.org.uk/thhol/p_std02.html)
George Lane is the first…View Post

52 Ancestors Wk6 - George Lane

St Dunstan’s Church, 1805
(http://www.mernick.org.uk/thhol/p_std02.html)

George Lane is the first…

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52 Ancestors Wk5 - Hans Ernst AeschbacherMy Great Grandfather
In the middle of the Emmental Valley there is a little village called…View Post

52 Ancestors Wk5 - Hans Ernst Aeschbacher

My Great Grandfather

In the middle of the Emmental Valley there is a little village called…

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52 Ancestors Wk4 - Eliza Johnston

Eliza Johnston his my great great grandmother and the first of her line to immigrate to Australia. I was sent a photo of her recently and it was the first time I had seen her face. It is not one that I know well and she doesn’t appear to resemble anyone…

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52 Ancestors Wk3 - Ethel LemonEthel Lemon(from family archives)
One of my favourite places to spend my time on the web is within…View Post

52 Ancestors Wk3 - Ethel Lemon

Ethel Lemon
(from family archives)

One of my favourite places to spend my time on the web is within…

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52 Ancestors Wk2 - Henry Innalls AldingtonOsterley … image in public domain and held at State Library of Queensland.
Henry Innalls Aldington…View Post

52 Ancestors Wk2 - Henry Innalls Aldington

Osterley … image in public domain and held at State Library of Queensland.

Henry Innalls Aldington…

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My Family Tree
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My Family Tree

My Family Tree created with Tagxedo.

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