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Grand father’s diary

Among some family papers in my parents’ house I find the little pocket diary of my grandfather, Frank Birks.  It gives a brief description of his daily activities –Went into town alone; made three pounds of blackberry jelly; posted parcel … Continue reading

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Memory Keeper

A couple of weeks ago my father died.  Over the last few years my interest in family history had increased and we had started to talk about the past, his memories of his family and any information that he had.  … Continue reading

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