Category Archives: Charlotte Sampson

A Church Door

              This is the door to St Nicholas Church, Brighton. It’s the church where my great-great grandparents (John Dinnis and Charlotte Sampson) were married in 1836 on the 28th of December. It is the … Continue reading

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Family Heirlooms

Maybe I’m just lucky, but I am finding a lot of family at the moment! Along with the family come other blessings and memories such as photographs and ‘things’. These things at the moment include jewellery that has been handed … Continue reading

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For Writing 101 Day Three we are asked to use a one word prompt to inspire a post. I chose the prompt ‘Home’. As I research and write my blog I am always fascinated to see where my family lived … Continue reading

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Postcard From Flitwick

Wish you were here, having a lovely time, weather good x I am currently enjoying a summer break in Flitwick. It feels odd travelling from Brighton station up to Bedfordshire in August because everyone else is going the other way … Continue reading

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The life and times of my great grand-aunt Fanny (4)

I have had trouble confirming¬†some of the¬†information in this post. I am hoping that in a few months time my American cousins may find some death certificates and then we will know for sure. I will try to say exactly … Continue reading

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