‘Puter is up and running, but of course minus the data for the past year … doh!!
Luckily Fliss has been keeping all her data on family history on the Websites, GenesReU and Ancestry, so she has not lost much at all. She has been researching the Boniface line, and has found BIG… thats the Boniface Internet Group, and can now trace history back to Henry VIII’s time…
Her Grandad was involved in the story of “The One that Got Away”, about a german pilot shot down over England during the Battle of Britain. And if anyone ever sees the film, Alec McCowen plays his part in the story.
My Durham links were mistaken, I think, and more likely the Gilbert’s were from … Dada … Sibton Suffolk… Not far from the Hammond’s at Debenham. One of these days I’ll get around to writing this all up … maybe by hand, I’m not sure I trust my PC quite yet….