A Surprise For My Mother

This week as part of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge we’ve been asked to write about a favourite photo. The photo I have chosen was sent to me by Maureen who discovered my blog via Facebook. She and I are connected through her great grandfather, Edward Cooper who was the second husband of … Continue reading A Surprise For My Mother

Died On This Day – Hugh Brawley 1899-1968

My grandfather Hugh Brawley died on 4 May 1968 when he was 69 years old. He died at his home address at 32 Crindledyke Crescent, Newmains where he lived with his wife of 48 years, Catherine Cosgrove. His death record shows that he was a retired crane driver. He is buried in Cambusnethan Cemetery. Hugh … Continue reading Died On This Day – Hugh Brawley 1899-1968