Monthly Archives: February 2012

Those Places Thursday – George and Elizabeth Brittain at Canvey Island

“Those Places Thursday” refers to one of the daily blogging themes on the Geneabloggers site: This is a photo of my great grandparents on my father’s side.  I think it was taken around the time of their 60th wedding … Continue reading

Posted in Brittain family | Leave a comment

16 great great great grandfathers

As part of my resolution to be more organised this year I decided to  list all my 3 x great grandfathers.  Doing this has started me off on some new research as I realised that I had ignored some of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A bit of a butterfly genealogist

I’d love to think that I’m a really logical, organised amateur family historian. Sadly the reality is rather different – I am really liable to get sidetracked and lose the thread of what I’m researching.  I keep a note book … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A 60th wedding anniversary

The photo below shows my great grandparents, Herbert Cecil MASON and Georgina Matilda (née BRIANCOURT) at their 6oth wedding anniversary celebration in 1965.  I’m fascinated by the angle of the cake! I was at the party and I’m sure if … Continue reading

Posted in Briancourt, Mason family | 2 Comments