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  1. Needle Making

    My 3x grt grandad was a Needlemaker, As was a 3x grand uncle. I never really knew much about the subject so I delved into the online world to find out more.

    John Beeston was born in Nottinghamshire around 1772. He appears on the 1841 census as a Needlemaker alongside his son John Jr, so presumably he was working from home to make his needles. On the 1851 census John was a retired Needlemaker but John Jr was still Needlemaker.

    Henry Lydall b.1831 in Whitwick Leicestershire ...

    Updated 15-02-20 at 10:42 by Darksecretz

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  2. Good intentions

    Good intentions are useless until they are expressed in appropriate action!

    Napoleon Hill

    My intentions over the years have been to write up my family history but I have been humming and hah-ing now for such a long time - 'til now! This month I feel inspired by Amy Johnson Crow's Blog re '52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks' - detailed in Family Tree Forum on this thread by Caroline.
    I am starting at Week Six " Same Name" but intend to catch up with the previous
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  3. Adams/Wilkinson Family Tree

    Adams/Wilkinson Family Tree
    I have been researching my family history for about 25 years but the research really took off when I joined a genealogy site on the internet - GR; I was amazed how much information was freely available.
    However, since joining Family Tree Forum my 'brick walls' have tumbled down through the generous help of so many wonderful people on this site.

    My main areas of interest are to be found predominately in the counties of East Anglia. ...

    Updated 05-02-20 at 09:46 by Katarzyna

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  4. Publishing a Draft Entry

    To Publish a Draft Blog Entry.

    > Click on pencil

    > Go advanced

    > Scroll down to see Miscellaneous options

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    > Change to Publish Now on the drop down menu

    >Decide how or if you want to be notified of any comments.

    > Save Changes

    Updated 05-02-20 at 08:37 by figaro

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  5. test blog

    Just testing because it is a long time since I made the other one!
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