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  1. thecelticbard

    Song Connection

    River Guard - Smog
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    Merging two members?

    Very many thanks, for the time being, can I have a good look at what is involved after the festive season? Since I asked, I've been quite busy doing the usual Remembrance things, and have decided to start the New Year back to 'The Family' then. Much appreciate the support. Brian
  3. thecelticbard

    Song Connection

    Fire in my Heart - Super Furry Animals
  4. thecelticbard

    Song Connection

    Heart of Glass - Blondie
  5. thecelticbard

    **** Please read! We are launching a new website and forum

    Being the dopey one and computer illiterate that I am, still getting used to the new site. All this upgrading is a mystery to me, but I'll get there by the time I'm 80?
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    WW1 - Restored film. by Peter Jackson.

    Probably one of the best examples (if not the only one) of how to use modern technology for the benefit of the whole nation rather than for personal gain that I have heard of. Well done, Peter Jackson.
  7. thecelticbard

    Poppies.

    On Sunday morning,at both the Victory Services Club and the Union Jack Club, there were a string of taxis to take the people across to the Cenotaph area and return them later FREE. At the VSC, where I stay, the taxi drivers are given bacon rolls and mugs of coffee as they wait. My London Branch...
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    Merging two members?

    I originally joined the forum on 30 June 2010 under the name of ianto73. Due to a major crash of the machine I had at the time, I had to rejoin as thecelticbard. Can the threads from my original name be transferred to my current one, and include the photo? Probably a mission impossible, but...
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    David Evans

    The above named is my paternal great grandfather, born 1853 in Pembrey Carmarthenshire. He moved with his parents to the Rhondda-Blaenllechau, and is listed on both 1871 & 1881 census returns. I'm trying to find if he is listed on the 1901 census for PONTYGWAITH where he and hopefully, my...
  10. thecelticbard

    Family History Societies

    Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but does anyone have any experience of using these, especially with such common names like Evans & Davies? I've been toying with this for some time but having failed everywhere else, thought it may be time to consider it. Thanks to you all for the...
  11. thecelticbard

    Education?

    Hope this works, thought it may be of interest, I've the next three years as well. Brian Apologies if this doesn't work, wish I was as clever as all of you.
  12. thecelticbard

    Dear Santa

    Apologies if this has been said before, but it is still relevant:- Dear Santa, I do not wish for anything for myself, all I want is for all those reading this to be happy and healthy. Friends are the fruit cake of life, some sweet, some nutty and some soaked in alcohol. Mix them all together...
  13. thecelticbard

    298 Cardiff Road, Aberdare

    Hi Folks, Due to a variety of reasons, I only took note that the Roberts Family lived at the above address on the 1881 census. As my paternal grandfather was born at this address on 19 May 1879 to 'Ann Evans'-(No Father listed), I wonder if the lady was still there for the 1881 census. My...
  14. thecelticbard

    Ann Evans

    The above lady is the one on my paternal grandfather's birth certificate - he was born 19 May 1879, at 298 Cardiff Road Aberdare. However as there was no name for the father on the certificate, this lady has always been part of the 'brick wall'. Not sure where I got this information from but...
  15. thecelticbard

    Imperial War Museum North-Manchester

    Although I have no idea of what the above Museum holds in their archives, I'm going there on Saturday 13th August with my British Legion colleagues. So if anyone has a question they think is relevant, let me know, after all, if we don't ask, we don't find out. I will however try to get them to...
  16. thecelticbard

    Laws they don't teach in Physics

    Laws of Random Numbers:- When you dial a wrong number, you never get the engaged tone, someone always answers! Law of the Bath:- When you're really enjoying a nice relaxing soak in the bath, the telephone always rings! Law of Commercial Marketing:- When you find a product you really like, they...
  17. thecelticbard

    Fhuk

    Last night, I went through pages and pages of all the various comments I received when trying to get through one of my brick walls, and this was prompted by the thread "IS FH A CHORE". For all those that are new to this game, let me assure you all that the word 'thanks' is totally inadequate...
  18. thecelticbard

    EHIC-European Health Insurance Card

    Three weeks ago I attended the Annual Meeting of all the Branch Secretaries of our Regimental Association (I was standing in for ours), and the above topic came up. It seems that this card does not cover you for a lot in the event that you find yourself ill, have an accident or whatever if there...
  19. thecelticbard

    Building of the Australian Railway

    My wife's former husband had two uncles who went to Australia and worked on the above. Is there any information as to who worked on it, where they lived. My wife actually met one of them who returned to the UK for a visit. Their surname was Dingle. It's just a matter of curiosity really. Many...
  20. thecelticbard

    Family History Magazines

    Hi Folks, Despite the 15+ years of research by my cousin and I, and also the tremendous support received from several members of this site, (for which thanks is never adequate), some of the above reckon they have experts at solving 'brickwalls'. Being blessed with three of them, I thought I'd...
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