1. And then there’s Frisweth

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    March 26, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    While still working on piecing together the relationships of the Bath, Horsell, Parsons, and related families I was distracted by …
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  2. The mystery of Christian Bath

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    March 22, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    Could Christian, Edith, and Robert Bath have been the surviving siblings in their family? Leaving aside the issue of how …
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  3. The Firmin Bible

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    March 17, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    Cousin Fred was the keeper of the Firmin Bible and appropriately it has gone to his son –  one of …
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  4. Christian, Edith, and John

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    March 7, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    With many thanks to Bernard Casimir of Australia we have some clues about Edith, the wife of Henry Horsell of …
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  5. Farewell cousin Fred

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    January 23, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    Farewell to my cousin, who I called Fred Firmin, known to most as Al Firmin – apparently Alfred John Firmin …
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  6. Without Hat or Cap

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    April 18, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    While hats are coming back in style, where I live most folks don’t wear hats much. Still, it wasn’t that …
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  7. Sarum bonds

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    April 12, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    I have mentioned before that couples could marry by banns or by license. The license is often called a bond, …
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