Monthly Archives: March 2016

I wasn’t expecting that – Eliza Bowers (1832-1915)

Genealogy is a hobby of surprises, and one such surprise came this morning when I received the Marriage Certificate from Eliza Bowers (d.1915) and her husband, Horace William Basham (1833-1931). Eliza and Horace are my GG-Grandparents. I know this as … Continue reading

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Typewriters & Mum

Last week I was tasked by one of my wife’s many Aunts with the task of changing the ribbon on her typewriter. Whilst I had the machine I thought I would have a little play on it and write a … Continue reading

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