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What is happening to the "Genealogy in Hertfordshire" web site
If we install a lift this is where it would have to go! I am still here but apart from a few minor behind the scenes updates to the main web site, and a few private emails, there has been no real action to report. The current situation is as follows. On the...
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A sick computer and lost emails
For various reasons I have not been able to spend much time on genealogy recently and the ancient computer I have been using to support the "Genealogy in Hertfordshire" web site has been having some serious problems including a faulty memory card. While its...
A sick computer and lost emails
A sick computer and lost emails
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Restrictions on the "Ask Chris" facility
I have just reworded the "Ask Chris" page on the main Genealogy in Hertfordshire web site to read: Ask Chris Your Questions  answered by the Resident Genealogist Sorry  but  Ask Chris  is now   CLOSED to  new queries  as this web site is currently being put...
Restrictions on the "Ask Chris" facility
Restrictions on the "Ask Chris" facility
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Weights and Measures offences at Watford in 1857
  Watford Petty Sessions December 29, 1857 Unjust Weights Measures and Scales People Mentioned Magistrates W. Stuart, Esq., Chairman Sergeant Woolrych Rev. A. H. Barker A. Currie, Esq. Before the Bench Mrs. Shrimp Mr. Mallard Mr. Preston Mr. Boddy Mr. Bates...
Weights and Measures offences at Watford in 1857
Weights and Measures offences at Watford in 1857
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The origin of the Placename Betlow
I was recently asked about the origin of the surname Betlow and whether it was associated with Betlow Farm, near Tring, in Hertfordshire. I replied: Surnames only started in medieval times and
spellings only started to be standardised after the invention o...
The origin of the Placename Betlow
The origin of the Placename Betlow
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Fasting at Champneys, nr Tring, in 1926
I have updated the Champneys page to included press cuttings and all the post card images now enlarge if you click on them
Fasting at Champneys, nr Tring, in 1926
Fasting at Champneys, nr Tring, in 1926
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Locating households mentioned in Census Returns
I have just had an inquiry about the location of a house described in the 1891 census as "8 Court No 10, Vicarage Cottages" in the parish of St Mary, Watford. Care must be taken with such entries. For each household the census enumerator gave an enumeration...
Locating households mentioned in Census Returns
Locating households mentioned in Census Returns
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Have you found a mummified cat under your floorboards?
The next Hertfordshire Association for Local HistoryLH meeting is to be held in Tewin Memorial Hall on Saturday, May 19th Programme : 10.30 Doors open 11.00 Welcome 11.20 A series of talks by local history societies about their work and projects (Lowewood M...
Have you found a mummified cat under your floorboards?
Have you found a mummified cat under your floorboards?
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Ask a silly Question ? - Some unusual First World War Comic Cards
As part of my investigations into the short-lived  Crown Publishing Co . of St Albans, and in particular the unusual cards by Karaktus I have been checking up on other comic cards published at about the same time which used a crown logo and which might repr...
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"Votes for Women" activity in Hertfordshire in 1911.
I was interested to see that the British Newspaper Archive has digitized the paper "Votes for Women" and decide to a have a quick peek at what was going on in Hertfordshire. The following comes from a report of the Christmas Fair reported in the paper of 22...
"Votes for Women" activity in Hertfordshire in 1911.
"Votes for Women" activity in Hertfordshire in 1911.
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