Clarice Tibbett, Born on a Tuesday, Baptised on a Tuesday, Married on a Tuesday, Took ill one Saturday, Died that Tuesday, Inquest held on the Thursday, Cremated on the Friday, That was the end, Of Clarice Tibbett. In case you haven’t recognised it, I have corrupted the ballad of poor old Solomon Grundy written by… Read More In Hearts at Peace and Under an Scarboro’ Heaven….
The sword of time will pierce our skins It doesn’t hurt when it begins But as it works it’s way on in The pain grows stronger… watch it grin, but… ‘Cause suicide Is painless. It brings on many changes. And I can take or leave it if I please… Who among us has never sung,… Read More However You Want To Mash It Up, Suicide Is NOT Painless!
Although I don’t usually enjoy receiving brown envelopes through the post, I will make an exception when one arrives from the General Records Office or the GRO as it known here in the UK. And when a civil registration certificate with the details about a newly discovered ancestor is enclosed within this brown envelope, I… Read More Clarice, You ARE Late, Late for a VERY Important Date!
Have you ever heard the one about how there are only two things that are certain to us? The first one being that we are all subject to some form of taxation and the second is that one day we WILL all die. As a genealogical researcher I can often spend a lot of my… Read More Good Grief! Tee Bylo Begins a New Journey with the Dead as the Graveyard Squirrel!
Some of us will be long forgotten before we are even dead. Most will never be remembered at all, not even by family.” Paul Bamikole In my family, the chances of being forgotten are rather slim, even for the unfortunate members of my clan who would sooner forget the existence of those who float around in the… Read More Deadlier Than the Male? The History Sleuth Goes in Search of the Female Line..
“Find a place forgotten and make it feel that it is remembered! Find someone forgotten and make him feel that he is remembered!” said Mehmet Murat ildan As well as a passion for creating ‘Small Worlds’ in 12th scale and occasionally scribbling about them for publication, I am also a family history sleuth who loves… Read More Tee Bylo Goes in Search of the ‘Forgotten One’…