Monthly Archives: August 2010

Sentimental Sunday – great great granny

This painting hangs in the home of a relative and Auntie kindly took a snap of it (sorry about the flash!).  This is the family of Thomas Alexander (1816 – 1884) and Margaret Borthwick (1819 – 1865) who were my … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 38 – what’s Auntie holding?

I found this very small photo of my Granny and my Auntie H and could easily make out the Border Terrier, but wondered what Auntie was holding: After scanning and cropping I now see who it is – it’s Jackie … Continue reading

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can anyone read this Polish name?

Can anyone read this writing and identify the surname of my Grandfather’s Polish friend? Continue reading

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A Festival of Postcards (9th Ed) – Locomotion

This edition of A Festival of Postcards is dedicated to LOCOMOTION – hosted by Evelyn at Canadian Family. My father was a farmer here in Scotland, but Mum’s brother lived in Canada.  My parents visited every couple of years, and … Continue reading

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