Monthly Archives: April 2012

Elusive Relatives

When you’re doing family history research there are some characters that just refuse give up their secrets without a lot of effort. One of these was Lewis Jones whom I have written about before. Another is Reuben Jones, mentioned in … Continue reading

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Cricket at Stanmer

(more from Frederick’s notebooks. Interesting passage on how cricket became a major past time at Stanmer. Also note how Frederick refers to Mr Francis as Frank. Despite the class difference real friendships did get made. Why Reuben wasn’t allowed to … Continue reading

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Beverley – What is in a Name?

The mother and sister both have the middle name Beverley. It was a nice thing for them to share, and also because their first names begin with the same letter initials too (at least that was the case until my … Continue reading

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