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Week Four of the 52 Ancestors Challenge – Invite to Dinner

Since receiving the prompt at the beginning of last week, I have thought very carefully about which of my many ancestors I would like to meet. The ancestor that I decided on is not too distant, and was my great-grandfather … Continue reading

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Week Three of 52 Ancestors – Longevity

Week three of the 52 ancestors challenge is all about longevity, and this week I thought that I would share with you my great-grandmother, Fanny Elizabeth Ellen Marchant. Although she was 76 years of age when she died, the longevity … Continue reading

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Week Two of 52 Ancestors – Favourite Photo

This week’s prompt in the 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks is our favourite photo. Looking through all of the scanned photos that I have attached to my family tree, it is difficult to decide which one is my favourite as … Continue reading

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Albert Edward Hiscock

Albert Edward Hiscock and Edith May Sparshott were my great-grandparents. Albert was born on the 10th May 1902 at The Infirmary, Romsey Road, in Winchester. This is his birth certificate: Albert’s birth certificate confirms that his parents were William Hiscock … Continue reading

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William Hiscock (1865-1903)

William Hiscock and Ada Susanna Copperthwaite were my great, great-grandparents. This is where they are situated in my family tree: William was born on the 5th May 1865 in Midanbury, South Stoneham, and was baptised on the 4th June that … Continue reading

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James Hinvest

James Hinvest and his wife Ann(e) (nee Legge) are my next set of five times great-grandparents. When I originally started writing this blog about my family history, James and Ann(e) did not appear in my tree, and this was due … Continue reading

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Hannah Hiscock

I’m continuing with my family history, and I now move on to my first five times great grandparent, Hannah Hiscock. You can see from the image below where Hannah is situated in my family tree: As you can see on … Continue reading

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