Author Archives: dacj40

A bit of fundraising

So if the body holds up I’m planning on doing a few Tough Mudders this year.  I also thought I might try and raise a bit of money for Dementia research. With that in mind I have set up a … Continue reading

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2014 in review

I really ought to try and write more 🙂 The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 770 times … Continue reading

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A Silhouette from Nearly 200 Years Ago

I posted back in 2012 about a trip my GGG Grandfather, Tom Jones, took with his friend Jim Welfair to London (described here). This was before 1841 when he married. During this trip he had a silhouette done which my … Continue reading

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Author-it, Calibre, Macros and Batch files

It’s a while since I’ve written about anything to do with my work, but I thought how I’ve worked towards creating ebooks might make an interesting post. I’ve pondered over this problem for a long time and while it is … Continue reading

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Arthur Pegler’s Will

Recently they have begun digitising WW1 soldiers wills. I did a quick search and found that Arthur Pegler’s will had already been digitised so I ordered it hoping that it would contain something interesting. Unfortunately this was not the case, … Continue reading

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34 Years School Head (1930)

East Hoathly Retirement Family Record Broken After nearly 34 years as headmaster of East Hoathly Schools, Mr Ernest Alexander Jones is retiring 30th April next, and his many friends will be glad to know that he does not intend to … Continue reading

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