October 23, 2017

Another First World War Project

I’ve recently started a project for my local history group; St Clements Local History Society, as part of a number of projects commemorating next years centenary of the beginning of the first world war. I decided to look at the street where I live, and the two other streets branching off it, and see how […]

WW1 Photo Mystery Solved

Well, I did solve it but it had already been solved, let me explain. I got back from holiday on Saturday and in the pile of post waiting for me was the Locallink magazine for February 2013. Browsing through it on Sunday I noticed a short article entitled “Faces From The Past” which showed a […]

Primo George Dunk K. O. M.

I wasn’t entirely sure what a “Primo” was or for that matter what the letters K.O.M. stood for but I did know this was an impressive medal and that George Dunk must have been an important member of the St Leonards R.A.O.B. lodge. So I thought I’d see if I could find out who he […]

Projects and Artefacts

I’m going to use this page to write about some of my own projects, large and small, that I’m working on. I’m doing my own family history but that might end up as a separate web site, I’m writing up my house history too so that might feature as well. I also acquire things that […]