Welcome to week 21 of my Genealogy challenge, from the wonderful Amy Johnson Crow, of writing something about your Ancestors for a whole year, #52Ancestors in 52 weeks. This week the prompt is "Tombstone", now if you know me well, you will know that I am a little bit OCD with trying to find the … Continue reading #52Ancestors ‘Tombstone’
This is the fifth in the series of biographies, telling the lives of my eight great-grandparents, next up is Marguerite Longland Lukes. Now with such an exotic name, you must be thinking that there must be a story behind the name and you are certainly right, there is. Marguerite Longland Lukes was born on 25th May 1883 at … Continue reading The Life and Times of Marguerite Longland Lukes
After the end of WW1 and the Paris was treaty was signed, the league of nations was formed with the basic function of maintaining world peace. Almost 20 years later and Europe was brought to its knees once more with the atrocities of War. This blog isn't an attempt to apportion blame or go over … Continue reading Was WW2 Inevitable?
How can we protect the burial sites and graveyards from future developments and how do we ensure that the remains of those loved ones are treated with both dignity and respect? This is a topic that is close to my heart as I have previously lead a campaign myself, against a Developer being granted planning … Continue reading Grave Danger!