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Judy Lofthouse
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Interested in Genealogy and researching Surnames Armitstead-Kendal, Cumbria; Preston and Radcliffe Lancashire,UK, USA, Queensland; Blackledge-Lancashire,UK, Queensland; Laws- Middlesex,UK, Queensland; Holmes-Keighley Yorkshire, Queensland; Throup-Silsden, Yorkshire; Shearmur- Gloucestershire,UK; Lofthouse-Milwich Staffordshire; Dixon-Caistor Lincolnshire, New Zealand; and Warren-Middlesex
Interested in Genealogy and researching Surnames Armitstead-Kendal, Cumbria; Preston and Radcliffe Lancashire,UK, USA, Queensland; Blackledge-Lancashire,UK, Queensland; Laws- Middlesex,UK, Queensland; Holmes-Keighley Yorkshire, Queensland; Throup-Silsden, Yorkshire; Shearmur- Gloucestershire,UK; Lofthouse-Milwich Staffordshire; Dixon-Caistor Lincolnshire, New Zealand; and Warren-Middlesex

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Jack Armitstead- First Aerial photograph of Warwick Queensland
First aerial photo of Warwick, Queensland 10th May 1920  This photo was hanging in the Warwick State High School for many years. As with many places they decided to have a clean out and this was put out for rubbish. Fortunately one of the older members of s...

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More of my mystery man George Laws's life filled in
For many years George Laws born 1826 in Surrey to John Laws & Hannah Murray remained a mystery man.  What had I found about him? He was born and he died. I needed to find out more about this elusive character. He was baptised on September 28, 1831 at St Geo...

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Jack Armitstead's family
Now for more of the stories of my grandfather Jack Armitstead. After marrying in Liverpool, Lancashire in September 1910 he and his new wife Edith left Liverpool on December 25 1910 on the SS Medic of the White Line  bound for a new life in Australia. Edith...

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Z is for names beginning with or containing Z AtoZ challenge 2016
Z, of course,  is a difficult letter to use as a prompt. I looked in my family tree to see how many times I had names  with a Z in the beginning or within the name and I was quite surprised to find the following:   Zac-1   Zachary-3   Zed -1   Zoe -1   Kezi...

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Y is for You. AtoZ Challenge 2016
Have you written your story for your descendants? Wouldn't it have been nice to have your great grandfather's story written down for you. It would have saved you a lot of time and trouble trying to work out which "John Smith" he was and did he really steal ...

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X is for names beginning with X AtoZ challenge 2016
I was really scratching my head to have something to write for this one. Then I remembered I should look to see if any of the family had names beginning with X. I knew I had a Xanthin but I also found Xavier. There are only 2 X's in the whole tree. When the...

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W is for William Blackledge
William Blackledge is one of my great grandfather's younger brothers. He was born on August 20 1866 (1) in St Helens Lancashire. In 1881 he was apprenticed to the sheet and plate glass manufacturers Pilkington Brothers of St Helens. It is interesting to rea...

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V is for Variations AtoZ Challenge 2016
On my trip to Boulia I took many many photos of the V ariations in the Channel Country. I was amazed at the Channel country. I had never been out that way before so was eager to see it especially as they had had some summer rain after many years of drought....
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