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Crabbie’s Green Ginger Wine and the ancestress who invented it – apparently

From a young age I’ve enjoyed ginger wine. I wasn’t allowed alcohol generally, but this was an exception. I was allowed a small glass, though of course I always wanted more! It was always Crabbie’s Green Ginger Wine, never another … Continue reading

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Family gravestones listed at Find A Grave

I’ve just been having another look at Find A Grave which has photos and a searchable database of monumental inscriptions from all over the world. Obviously it’s incomplete, and an ongoing project, but it’s always worth trying a search there. … Continue reading

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Somner connections with last night’s Who Do You Think You Are

We just watched last night’s Who Do You Think You Are on the BBC with Alex Kingston. She discovered that an ancestress was a lodging house keeper, which was a bit of a euphemism in her case. I’ll not go … Continue reading

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