A whole new look

You may have noticed that the blog looks a little different nowadays.  I hope you like it. However although I personally hate grey fonts it comes with that as standard.  Although I am… Continue reading

Busy Summer and date of September meeting

First of all the date for the September meeting is Monday 8 September 2014.  As usual it will be held in the School Library at Trinity Catholic School in Leamington Spa.  New members… Continue reading

John Percy Grayling of the 7th Lincolnshire Regiment

July Meeting The next meeting of the Group is on 16 July at 7pm in the Library at Trinity Catholic Schoool, Leamington Spa.   This is a new Great War story which Mary… Continue reading

June meeting and local events this summer

Trinity Family History June meeting The June meeting will be held on Tuesday 24 June at 7pm in the School Library at Trinity Catholic School, Leamington Spa. We will be fixing a date… Continue reading

Which Reading

This post seems to have got lost since its original posting so I am re-posting Tina’s story.   Amelia Belbin’s marriage My scandalous family story started with finding the marriage certificate of my… Continue reading

May 2014 meeting

The May meeting will be held on 19 May 2014. The date for the June meeting has been altered to Tuesday 24 June as Jacqui has a National Archives User Advisory Group meeting… Continue reading

Leamington Burial Grounds

Alan Griffin of the Leamington History Group alerted me to this.   They are gradually adding multimedia content to their website and this is the third slideshow so far. Burial Grounds in Leamington A… Continue reading

Next meeting is on Wednesday 30 April 2014

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 30 April at 7pm in the School Library at Trinity Catholic School, Guys Cliffe Avenue, Leamington Spa CV32 6N There is no theme planned but… Continue reading

Just a teapot

Just a teapot…? Considering  “heirlooms” and family stories that may have been passed down can  give character  to and  insight into a mere recorded name. Memories are not always reliable, but in this… Continue reading

Thomas Calderhead Brown of the Scots Guards

Great War Stories This post is part 2 of the Great War Stories series which was compiled by members some years ago for the School Open Evening.  It seems the right time to… Continue reading