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Debra Watkins
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Writer. Blogger. Loves Music, Cats, Reading, Family History.
Writer. Blogger. Loves Music, Cats, Reading, Family History.

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On Hiatus
I know that I have been away for several months but I plan to resume blog posts in the very near future - both here, and at my other history blog site Relics of Beccles . I cannot promise they will be as regular as they once were, but I will definitely be k...

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Winifred Ellen : 100 Years
This is a very special post which is dedicated to my paternal grandmother, Winifred Ellen Waters, who was born on this day 100 years ago. I have written about her here: http://pocketfulloffamilymemories.blogspot.com.au/2011/08/winifred-waters-1915-1996.html...

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Christmas in wartime Beccles, 1914.

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James "Jumbo" Jolly
I have previously posted about my great grand-uncle James Jolly, particularly at times of Remembrance. He was killed in action on this day, one hundred years ago. The Great War was barely three months old when James was fighting on the front lines during th...

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This advertisement is beautifully done. Very powerful.

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On my blog Relics of Beccles, I share the story of 'Billy' Beane

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Bussey Woodrow
My second great granduncle Bussey Woodrow was born in Fulham, county Middlesex in 1842. He was the first born son of my three times great-grandparents, Bussey Woodrow and Louisa Powell. Bussey is a unique name, and one I had not heard of in my family histor...

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The Children of Conflict: How the First World War Shaped the Next Generation - a guest blog post by Suzie Grogan, author of Shell Shocked Britain.

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I've revamped my 'Relics of Beccles' blog site and written a new blog post. This time it's about James Beales.

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Commemorating my Great-Grandfather on the first Centenary
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