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Contents of February 2005 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Postbag 4
IOWRO Report/Accessions 35
Book Shelf-Exchange Journals 55
New Members 59
Society News 2
IW Mailing List Report 30
Heraldry Group Report 48
Help Wanted 57
Useful Addresses 64

Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
The History of the British fire Service
Report on the talk given by Rodney Overall
6
A History of Clowns
Report on talk given by Mary Greenslade
9
MARVINS - A History of the MARVIN family.
An article aout this Isle of Wight estate agent family by Mrs Margaret Scrase
13
1891 Census strays
Isle of Wight 'strays' found in Cornwall 1891 Census, by Angela McMurtry
16
The COWARDS of Carisbrooke
An article about the COWARD family by Derek W F Coward
20
The Petworth Emigration Society
An article about some Isle of Wight emigrants to Canada
26
Postcards & Family History
An article showing the value of postcards for family historians and how to collect them. by Hilary Lloyd
38
The Gallipoli Gallery
A collection of memories of family members who died at Gallipoli.
42
Isle of Wight Parishes - Shanklin 45
Brickmaking & Brickmaking Families in the Isle of Wight
The first part of a series of articles on brickmaking by Jill Reilly - Guest Writer.
50
Computers in the Research Rooms
The computer equipment for use of members in our new Research Rooks.
56

Contents of May 2005 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Society News 2
Postbag 4
IW Mailing List Report 30
Help Wanted 33
IOWRO Report/Accessions 35
Heraldry Group Report 48
Book Shelf - Exchange Journals 49
New Members 55
Useful Addresses 64
Committee cover
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
Historic Portsmouth
Report on the talk given by Bill Armstrong
6
Lake through the Ages
Report on talk given by Jeff Brett
9
Where have all the Livingstone Family Gone.
An article about the Liviingstone family on the Isle of Wight by Anneli Smart
12
1891 Census strays
Isle of Wight 'strays' found in Bristol by Angela McMurtry
13
Richard Matthews - The Demise of a Smuggler
An article about several generations of the Matthews descendants of the smuggler Richard Matthews.
14
Certificate Problem
An article about a bigamous marriage turning up on a marriage certificate.
20
Australian Strays
List of Isle of Wight men who enlisted in Australia by Angela McMurtry
21
A Look at Bonchurch - using the 1951 Census
Tracing the growth of Bonchurch and its residents by Lorna Snow.
22
Re: Lifeboat Catastrophe of New Years day, 1907
A follow up on an article in Nov. 2004 journal, giving an account of the the deaths and funerals of two crew members, Henry HEWARD & Frank HAYNES, of the Selina lifeboat when it overturned.
25
Is it Possible to have a Roman Pedigree?
The pedigree of Henry VIII back to TEGID? - By Bill Armstrong
29
The Sewells of Newport (including Henry Sewell the first Prime Minister of New Zealand by Raymon Ryden 30
Thirty Years of Change - Recollections of Ventnor Life from Ration Books to Supermarkets by Janet Griffin 32
Family Histories - BARKHAM
The research of Jean Willis into her BARKHAM family history.
40
RUSSELL or BRETT
One of those enigmas that often affict family historians.
41
GALLIPOLI GALLERY
Further stories of the men who fought at Gallipoli.
42
Isle of Wight Parishes - SHORWELL 46
Guest Writer - Dr Jean Hocking
Research into the development of Ryde.
50

Contents of August 2005 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Society News 2
Postbag 4
IW Mailing List Report 30
Help Wanted 44
IOWRO Report/Accessions 35
Heraldry Group Report 51
Book Shelf - Exchange Journals 52
New Members 59
Useful Addresses 64
Committee cover

Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
The Islands Finest Landscapes
Report on the talk given by John Brownscombe
6
Records Before the Tudors
Report on One Day Conference talk given by John Titterton
10
The Lives of our Roman Ancestors
Report on One Day Conference talk given by Les Allman
14
Report on the Society's visit to the Brading Roman Villa 17
Putting your Ancestors in their Place
Report on One Day Conference talk by Janet Few
18
IW Marriages now available in CD format
An article by Barry Hall on the CD he has produced containing IW marriages from 1837 to 1900
24
A Glimpse of one Aspect of Post Civil War Life on the Isle of WightList of Isle of Wight men who enlisted in Australia by
An article by Bridget Thurgate
25
News from Lord Louis Library, Newport
A list of useful Websites for family historians as kept by the Library
26
A Click in Time ...Conserving old photographs
An article with advice on conserving, copying and improving old photographs by Ray Harringon-Vail.
28
Cowes Notarial Protest Book
Some expenses claimed for work done on some ships in Cowes by Di Harding
37
IWFHS Resource Centre - By one of the Volunteers
A description of one persons interesting find and experiences while working in the Resource Centre
38
The Isle of Wight House of Industry
Records of Emigration of inmates of the House of Industry including the ships that they went on, compiled by Maisie Stratford
40
In Memoriam
A list of Royal Navy & Royal Marine personnel commemorated around the Island.
46
Isle of Wight Parishes - THORLEY
The history of a parish dating back to before the Domesday Book.
49
BMD Index
An account of the ongoing work being done by volunteers to have this index on our Website.
50
Isle of Wight Parishes - SHORWELL 46
Guest Writer - Diana Harding
A Look and the Beginnings of Cowes
50
Local History Forum: Member Group
Royal Yacht Squadron - A history
58

Contents of November 2005 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Society News 2
Postbag 4
IW Mailing List Report 30
Help Wanted 46
IOWRO Report/Accessions 35
Book Shelf - Exchange Journals 54
New Members 60
Useful Addresses 64
Committee cover

Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
Record Repositories
Report on the talk given by Jean Peters
6
Taming the Beast - Computers and Family Historians
Report on talk given by Tony Elgar
8
Quarter Sessions Records
Report on talk given by Richard Smout
12
House of Industry Emigrants
Lists of young people emigrating to Canada (mostly) and Australia and the ships on which they went. by Maisie Stratford.
16
Trip to the Isle of Wight
An article by Glenn Lane of his research and activities on his visit to the Island this year.
20
IW Gallipoli Gallery
More memories of the men who served at Gallipoli.
23
In Search of George Moody
An article by Tony Beavis on his discoveries about an ancestor
27
The Trail to Suvla Bay
A detailed account by Gareth Sprack of the story of Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles and their part in the Great World War
37
Holidays on the Isle of Wight
Memories of childhood holidays in a holiday chalet at Whitecliff Bay by Terry Pook
44
Isle of Wight Parishes - Totland 49
In Memoriam
A list of Naval Memorials compiled by Mike North
51
BMD Indexing
More about the work being done in indexing the Births, Marriages and Deaths at the Register Office
59