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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 WordPress.com 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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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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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Sussex and the Jones Family’s Association

My Family has along association with Sussex. The Joneses in particular are associated with East Hoathly, Stanmer and Laughton. My Great Grandfather (Earnest A Jones) was headmaster of the East Hoathly primary school for thirty-four years. In addition my great great … Continue reading

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Originally posted on D A C Jones Blog:
Margaret Shanks Margaret Shanks was my great great Aunt. She wrote for the Scottish Farmer from 1893 to her death in 1925. I have just started another blog in which I intend…

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Arthur Pegler

Arthur Pegler was my grandmothers brother. He was in the 4th Dragoon Guards and fought in the first World War. Over the next week or so I will be posting his letters home. He was a career soldier and would … Continue reading

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