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Lauren Bavin
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Drummer Lowe
Todays layout features my Great Grandfather John Lowe. He was my fathers maternal Grandfather. Id like to thank Geoff Parton for the copies of the  letter from the bandmaster and for the contract from the Grand Derby Theatre that I used in this layout. Geof...
Todays layout features my Great Grandfather John Lowe. He was my fathers maternal Grandfather. Id like to thank Geoff Parton for the copies of the letter from the bandmaster and for the contract from the Grand Derby Theatre ...
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A Family at War
Wearing their husband’s uniforms, these three sisters-in-law had no idea the tragedy that was about to occur to their close family group. Husbands of all three women, and several other brothers were members of the Derbyshire and Nottingham Sherwood Forester...
Wearing their husband’s uniforms, these three sisters-in-law had no idea the tragedy that was about to occur to their close family group. Husbands of all three women, and several other brothers were members of the Derbyshire ...
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A "Sallie" in the Family
For this week's Ancestor a week post Im taking a different slant. This isnt a complete story one persons life but rather the story of part of her life. Actually mostly I did this layout because I simply love the photo of my Great Grandmother Annie Elizabeth...
For this week's Ancestor a week post Im taking a different slant. This isnt a complete story one persons life but rather the story of part of her life. Actually mostly I did this layout because I simply love the photo of my G...
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The Sad Demise of the Marriage of Joseph Goodwin and Sarah Miller
Im still keeping up with my challenge of a page a week and this week I continue with the Goodwin family.  Todays page actually turned into 6 pages in my quest to tell the story of Joseph and Sarah. Joseph Goodwin, youngest son of William Henry and Jane Good...
Im still keeping up with my challenge of a page a week and this week I continue with the Goodwin family. Todays page actually turned into 6 pages in my quest to tell the story of Joseph and Sarah. Joseph Goodwin, youngest ...
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Lionel Goodwin 1891- 1957- and the 2nd cousin connection.
Today I chose to do a layout on Lionel Goodwin, one of my Great Grandfather Phillip's brothers. 3 of the brothers served in World War 1 and their files are available for download from the NZ Archives Archway website. What was interesting in Lionels file was...
Today I chose to do a layout on Lionel Goodwin, one of my Great Grandfather Phillip's brothers. 3 of the brothers served in World War 1 and their files are available for download from the NZ Archives Archway website. What was...
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William Henry Goodwin- The Times of his Life
I find that when dealing with a relative that is a bit confusing sometimes its good to make a timeline of their life . It helps make sense of what is going on. Ive done this for my 3x G Grandfather William Henry Goodwin aka Henry Goodrum. l He goes by sever...
I find that when dealing with a relative that is a bit confusing sometimes its good to make a timeline of their life . It helps make sense of what is going on. Ive done this for my 3x G Grandfather William Henry Goodwin aka H...
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Continuing a long forgotten project Direct Descendant Book–From the Orkneys to New Zealand
A couple of years ago I started a book project where I would tell the stories of my direct ancestors along my Brodie line, starting as far back as I could with this family . You can see my post on this book here http://mypastwhispers.blogspot.co.nz/2013/10/...
A couple of years ago I started a book project where I would tell the stories of my direct ancestors along my Brodie line, starting as far back as I could with this family . You can see my post on this book here http://mypast...
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My DNA Tree
I had my DNA tested by Ancestry late last year. I had hoped it would break down my brick wall around Mary Ann Gleeson, my 2x Great Grandmother whose origin is Irish/English. I have had no luck in finding any matches to Mary Ann, and I must say Ive found the...
I had my DNA tested by Ancestry late last year. I had hoped it would break down my brick wall around Mary Ann Gleeson, my 2x Great Grandmother whose origin is Irish/English. I have had no luck in finding any matches to Mary A...
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The Notorious Life and Death of Cornelius Asher
Another week - another ancestor - although this one isnt a direct ancestor and Im taking a break from my Goodwin branch to recount a really horrible tale relating to my 5th Great Uncle. My 5x Great Grandparents were William Asher and Hannah Burgoine ( I rea...
Another week - another ancestor - although this one isnt a direct ancestor and Im taking a break from my Goodwin branch to recount a really horrible tale relating to my 5th Great Uncle. My 5x Great Grandparents were William A...
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Gertrude Goodwin
Gertrude was a sister of my Great Grandfather Phillip Goodwin. He actually had 2 sisters, Gertrude and Beatrice, however Beatrice died in early adulthood, so Gertrude became the only girl in the large family. She had 9 brothers. One died as an infant and he...
Gertrude was a sister of my Great Grandfather Phillip Goodwin. He actually had 2 sisters, Gertrude and Beatrice, however Beatrice died in early adulthood, so Gertrude became the only girl in the large family. She had 9 brothe...
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The Last and Only Will and Testament of William Henry Goodwin aka Henry Goodwin aka Henry Goodrum aka Henry Gooderham I love visiting NZ Archives. It is a treasure trove of information on our ancestors, and one of the best sources of information can be foun...
The Last and Only Will and Testament of William Henry Goodwin aka Henry Goodwin aka Henry Goodrum aka Henry Gooderham I love visiting NZ Archives. It is a treasure trove of information on our ancestors, and one of the best so...
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The Fate of George Goodrum Private of the 58th Regiment: The Battle of Ohaeawai July 1 1845
Today, February 8th, is the observed public holiday for Waitangi Day. The day that the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the Crown and Maori Chiefs. Peace was not on the horizon though for New Zealand and a period of war was to develop between Britain a...
Today, February 8th, is the observed public holiday for Waitangi Day. The day that the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the Crown and Maori Chiefs. Peace was not on the horizon though for New Zealand and a period of war ...
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Head Designer for Digital Scrapbook Place Inc.
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    Cooking Technology Tutor, 2013 - present
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    Designer, 2004 - 2013
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Now a Cooking Technology Tutor with a love of steam cooking, I had been a Digital Scrapbook Designer since 2001.I was with Digital Scrapbook Place from its inception in April 2004. After its demise I reinvented myself and took my current job which ties in perfectly ith my love of cooking and food in general. I still have a passion for photoshop and design and enjoy photography, entertaining, reading and travel when I can fit it in between work and my family of 5 .My latest addiction is genealogy and Im really enjoying uncovering the stories of my ancestors 
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