Category Archives: Surnames

G is for Goucher

Several years ago I was sent this lovely First Day Cover for the Goucher Victory Ship. From limited research it would appear that these ships, were named after Colleges in the US and were used in the main for returning … Continue reading

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E is for Elstead Mill

This lovely building, once a mill still stands, and is now a rather lovely and authentic public house in the rural Surrey village of Elstead. I have an ancestor, Sarah Ellis (nee Hall), born in London who moved to Elstead … Continue reading

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B is for Bowing Institute

This was a postcard that I stumbled across that reflects the name of my rather distance ancestors, the Bowring’s who were involved in India for several hundred years. You can see who else is participating in the A – Z … Continue reading

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