Journeys in Cemeteries

#familyhistorymonth2022 Throughout our family history journeys we all undertake the trek to cemeteries to family members from our past. For some this may be close and for others far away. Many are fortunate in that we can still see the headstones of those who have gone before us. For others we may never find the... Continue Reading →

Maps

Week 6: 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks On your family history travels have you ever wondered where exactly people were living and what their world may have looked like? Maps help us to understand distances between places, where people lived and where they may have traveled to. Following is a pictorial journey around the Thanet Region... Continue Reading →

The Art of Letter Writing

In the hidden box of treasures were at least 50 postcards. The majority of which were written to Eva Nosworthy. Eva was born Evangeline Jane NOSWORTHY in March 1867. She must have been a prolific leather or postcard writer when we see the number of cards she received and from a wide variety of people.... Continue Reading →

Treasures in Hiding

A task I had set myself was to clean up the book cases in the spare room. I thought the book cases were just full of my old teaching materials and that most would go to the skip. When I started to clear the out I found the suitcase. A quick look showed a treasure... Continue Reading →

So Far Away

#52 Ancestors 52 Weeks - Week 5 How many of us have completed hours of research on a family line, following what we believe is a solid trail that would meet the standards of proof, to suddenly stop and think is this the right William NOSWORTHY? To then discover five William NOSWORTHY's born all around... Continue Reading →

Close to Home

# 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks Trinity Church North Terrace Adelaide is an institution is South Australia. Sitting on the corner of Morphett Street and North Terrace it is one of the first churches in South Australia. The foundation stone was laid by Governor Hindmarsh on 26 January 1838 [1]. For anyone with family who arrived... Continue Reading →

A Long Line

#52 Ancestors 52 Weeks On board the Princess Royal when it departed Plymouth on the 5th November 1846 was William NOSWORTHY, his wife Jane nee DREW and their 4 children William George, George Drew, John and Elizabeth Jane [1]. Breaking the long line of the NOSWORTHY family living on the edges of Dartmoor in Devon.... Continue Reading →

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