Category Archives: BROWN

RAOGK: Edwin Thomas HAIRBOTTLE & Family (1908 & 1930)

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) was a web-based organization of over 4,000 volunteers who agreed to perform at least one free genealogy research task each month in their area. Although the site is no longer active, its spirit imbues most … Continue reading

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The Making of An Armourer: Arthur Henry POOLE (1891 & 1901)

Arthur Henry POOLE, my husband’s grandfather, apparently found an agreeable occupation early in life and continued to enjoy it long after his retirement. Agent Q, my husband’s brother in South Africa, fondly recalls Oupa in his workshop. “When WW2 was in … Continue reading

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