Cross-checking data from three death certificates. In Jame’s case, we’ll now hopefully be able to obtain his war record when we send this off with the application. But there was a family get-together last night and we mentioned these three people at various times. Agnes, Mary and James are not like the other ancestors weContinue reading “250/365 – NOTHING, CAME THE REPLY”


A couple of weeks ago I visited the site of my gg-grandfather’s address at the time of his wedding in 1857. This is the home address as given by my gg-grandmother, Elizabeth Richardson, number 39 King Street. The flat, which is situated today above the gaming shop, is only a short walk away from whereContinue reading “237/365 – KING STREET, GLASGOW”


Three much-loved posters found during a search for documents in the loft. Faded after being hung on the bedroom wall around 40 years ago…held down flat by a horse, a cow and a couple of plastic spiders. #Project365 #Photoaday #ELP #GregLake #KeithEmerson #CarlPalmer


I’ve been looking this morning at some of the occupations we’ve had in our family over the years, and I came across this photo of my grandmother, Elizabeth Englebretsen as she was known then, with some of the other girls who worked ‘in service’. You often see the names of servants who worked in largerContinue reading “FAMILY HISTORY – IN SERVICE…?”

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