Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tombstone Tuesday – Neville and Saunders at Chingford Cemetery

Today’s gravestone pictures are of the grave of my grandmother, Esther Neville, nee Saunders (1899-1965) , and her brother Frank (1910-1987).  Also commemorated on the grave’s edging is my great grandmother, Emily Saunders, nee Ferry (1875-1946). I first visited the … Continue reading

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My Brittain ancestors – from Manchester to London

My Brittain ancestors are the first family I traced back outside London. At first I thought they had come to London from Birmingham, but the trail led to Manchester in the early 1800s. My grandfather, Ernest James Brittain was born … Continue reading

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William Pudney born 1826 – my 3x great grandfather

Having decided to try to complete the details of my 16 ggg grandfathers I followed up William PUDNEY who was born around 1826 in Maldon in Essex according to the 1881 census.    I found a marriage listed on Free BMD … Continue reading

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