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We have had a number of visitors to the website from Germany in the last couple of months – it would be good to hear who they are and what they are looking for! Is there a branch of one of the families we don’t know about living in Germany?
Some nice random finds which illustrate the extent of sea-going transport between London and Devon in the mid nineteenth century. pic.twitter.com/F5Dv7zs9Yz — Devon Archives (@DevonHeritage) April 28, 2021
A nice set of leaflets with interesting facts – Joseph of Arimathea dropped off on his way to Glastonbury – according to legend. Burnham heritage group unveils new leaflets to promote town’s ‘rich history’ (burnham-on-sea.com). Continue reading
In a recent Andrew family chat we discussed teatime rules – Freda Andrew’s rule was that you should eat a slice of bread and butter before, and between each piece of cake. Joyce Norrish was a bit more flexible and jam was allowed on the bread. What were your rules… Continue reading
https://thejournalofantiquities.com/2020/06/04/the-tarr-steps-exmoor-national-park-somerset-england/ Interesting page on the history of the steps.
We have had a couple of discussions about previous pandemics, and mostly in terms of Spanish flu, this takes it back a bit further, it would be interesting to know how the westcountry responded to the Black Death etc. https://www.historyworkshop.org.uk/pandemic-politics-during-the-renaissance/?s=09
One of the last times they got together – a family get together at Bray.