You couldnt make em up.... could you ????
I once had the 'honour' to sit on a crown court jury. We deleberated the verdict for about 5 hours and the judge must have been late for his golf, becouse he sent the usher in to say that he would accept a majority verdict. We obliged and voted 10/2 for...
I wonder if anyone can explain (simply please) what we mean when we say a, relation is for example, a 2nd cousin, twice removed.
This is prob very obvious to the more experianced amongst us, but I do get confused with it. I thought it was a generation thing but now Im not sure. Help...
Nice poem JMR that made me smile.
I remember one from when I was very very young that has stuck for some reason ( or at least I think I do, I'm sure someone will help if Ive got it wrong lol)
A group of young soldiers, one night sat in camp,
of sweathearts they talked for a while.
congratulations Steve, and congratulations to the site itself, for without the dedication of the Dave and the moderators, and all the people who subscribe and make it happen, you may still be 'in the dark'
Good luck in your future research and have fun ploughing through this lol lol
hi Mo, just a quickie on the gas mantle thing, I remember by grannie still having them as late as 1971 in a small terraced house in Burnley. ( I also remember destroying one or two in my clumsy fingers lol)
hello again Mo,
I know you said you have tried the nat archives, but did you know that each unit in the british forces kept its own unit diary and that the archives keeps a copy of that diary. If you send for a copy, you may find that Michael is listed in it, or is shown as posted elsewhere...
Hello Pauline, just read your reply to Suzanne. Exactly the same thing happened to me, a series of heart attacks followed by five seperate operations, but like you, I have found a new interest in this family history project, and have really enjoyed visiting and participating in this site.