Monthly Archives: October 2013

Walking into History

A few weeks ago, I combined two of my favourite hobbies: walking and local history. On a fine Sunday, my friend Jane and I, together with Evie the dog, set out along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal to see for ourselves the … Continue reading

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What relation are they to me?

  It can be tricky to work out what relationship people in your family tree are to each other.  There are plenty of on-line sites which can help you determine this: just type ‘family tree calculator’ into your browser, and … Continue reading

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The Sparrow Memorial Plaque

During the recent Open Heritage weekend I visited the church of St John’s in the Square, Wolverhampton. It’s a magnificent church:    Inside I was delighted to find that the Roll of Honour for the Great War included the name of … Continue reading

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