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    Heaven's very special child

    Hi Gibbo, just catching up with this thread. I am so sorry to hear that the little one has had a nasty setback, but I am so glad to hear he is well on the mend now. The Medics fully deserved the praise you gave them. My heartfelt wishes go out to you all for what you have been through this...
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    Jack The Ripper.

    I find it quite intriguing, even today after a century it still holds peoples attention. Not so long ago, on one of the antiques shows(?) a shawl complete with rusty blood stains was brought on, reputed to have belonged to one of the last victims of the Ripper. Apparently the policeman who...
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    VAD Digitisation Project

    This is such great news. :) Many thanks for posting the link. Juniper
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    Baptism after death......

    It's still common practise I believe to baptise very sick babies at birth. I was born in the early 50's and didn't die, but I was baptised at birth as I wasn't expected to live more than a few minutes. My mother had serious complications and had been in hospital for months before I was born, so...
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    Heaven's very special child

    Hi Gibbo , I have just caught up with this thread, being new, I am still getting used to the forum. Congratulations on your grandson's birth, he is such a gorgeous little fellow.:) I know from experience just how much pleasure and love grandchildren bring with them. We have all enjoyed our own...
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    Is Familysearch broken?

    Know what you mean, I usually have to redo the United kingdom bit a couple of times before it gets off America and Canada. I value that site as it has given me such a breakthrough on my search.
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    How did you get 'addicted' to Family History / Gen

    I got interested when my granny ( born in 1883) used to look after me a couple of times a week as a child. She used to tell me all kinds of things about her life. She told me about Stevenson's Rocket, the Suffragette movement, Halley's comet (the one she saw) and many many more things. But it...
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    Hello everyone

    Hello everyone :) I just stumbled on this forum about an hour ago and decided to join you all. I have been researching my family for the past 2 years but have got waylaid with at least 4 different branches, so it's taking up a lot of my time on my days off. But I love it. Looking forward to...