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Contents of February 2006 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Postbag 4
IOWRO Report/Accessions 37
Book Shelf 54
New Members 59
Society News 2
IW Mailing List Report 30
Help Wanted 42
Useful Addresses 64
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
One Name Studies
Report on the talk given by David Gynes
6
The British Infantryman of 1914
Report on talk given by Gareth Sprack
7
Island Trains and Passenger Ships of the 1960s
A personal record on film
Report of talk given by Graham Peters
11
Pedigree Index update
Additional Family Trees added to the Pedigrees held by Don & Wendy Haywood
13
Isle of Wight House of Industry
Records of Emigration compiled by Maisie Stratford (cont. M - Y
15
Trafalgar Ancestors
An article by Di Harding containing the records compiled by Bill Armstrong of the men and the ships in which they served at the Battle of Trafalgar
20
Closing the Family Circle
TUFNELL, BARTON and BULLOCK
An article about research into these families by Jill Wright
38
BMD Indexing Project
An article by Dina Broughton about the continuing work being done on indexing the births, marriages and deaths from the Registers.
26
Edith Way - A Most Melancholy Accident
An article about the death of Edith Way as reported in the Isle of Wight Observerer of 15th April 1865
27
In Memoriam
Mike North's Naval Memorials (cont. E - K)
42
Isle of Wight Parishes - Ventnor 45
The Trail to Sulva Bay
The story of Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles' part II in the Great War
47
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Contents of May 2006 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Society News 2
Postbag 4
IW Mailing List Report 30
Help Wanted 43
IOWRO Report/Accessions 33
Heraldry Group Report 49
Book Shelf 47
New Members 57
Useful Addresses 64
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
BMD Index Report
Report on the continuing work of indexing the Births and Deaths on the Island
3
A History of Postboxes
Report on talk given by A J Reeder
6
Share your Knowledge - Solve your Problems
An report on an Isle of Wight Family History Society meeting when members were invited to bring along their problems to the experts and comprehensive suggestions of how to trace a family history.
9
1871 Census strays
Isle of Wight 'strays' found in Portsmouth Angela McMurtry
16
The Trail to Sulva Bay
The story of Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles'- part III in the Great War
17
Ryde Social Heritage Group - Our Town, Your Histories
An article by Sally-Ann Garrett about this new group and the work they are doing.
31
The Search for John Josiah Parkman
David Parkman's investigations into his ancestors.
35
In Memoriam
Mike North's Naval Memorials (cont. A - D)
38
Another Door Opens
John Vallender's interesting use of his retirement and his ventures into writing his own history as well as his family history.
41
Isle of Wight Parishes - Whippingham 50
Did They Go the Way You Think They Did.
The changes in the routes of many Island roads and how our ancestors would have travelled them, by Patrick Nott
53
Catching up with the JONESES
The puzzling story of the JONES family.
55
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Contents of August 2006 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Chairman Janet's Jottings 2
Society News 3
Postbag 5
IOWRO Report/Accessions 36
IW Mailing List Report 41
Help Wanted 45
Heraldry Group Report 50
Book Shelf 52
New Members 57
Useful Addresses 64
Committee Cover
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
Coastguards of the Isle of Wight
Meeting Report
7
Bible Christians
Conference Report
12
18th Century Churches & Music
Conference Report.
16
Island Churches and Society
Conference Report
18
More Postboxes
Summer Outing report
21
At My Grandmother's Knee
Some interesting family stories told in an article by Eric Griffin.
22
A Loose Brick
Intriguing investigations into BULL, MATTHEWS & JACOB families by Janet Griffins.
25
Southampton Seamen 1871 CD
CD from the Southampton Library
31
Meet the Committee
Brief autobiographies from each member of the committee.
32
William Hazard's Bible
Barbara Skinner's search for a missing Bible in the HAZARD family.
39
How may Frank TAYLORs were there?
Some intriguing question asked by Bill Taylor.
40
The Isle of Wight VALLENDERs
A family history by John VALLENDER.
42
A Last Minute Will
A Last minute attempt of Charles GILCRIST to provide for his illegitimate FRY children.
49
An Obituary
An appreciation of the life of Ray Norman.
51
Hampshire Online Parish Chest
An account of information of Hamshire now online by Linda & Tony Knight.
51
The Isle of Wight Parish of Whitwell 54
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Contents of November 2006 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
News from the Society 2
Postbag 4
Heraldry Group Report 13
IOWRO Report/Accessions 39
Book Shelf 54
Help Wanted 56
New Members 58
Useful Addresses 64
Committee Cover
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
Heraldry in Inn Signs
Meeting Report of talk given by Roy Middlebrook
9
Men of Chale
Report of talk given by Derek Sprake
10
My Years at the Public Record Office
Report of talk given by Mr Millen.
14
BEVIS - Binstead to Wootton via Havenstreet
Article about the movements of the BEVIS family by Tony Beavis.
16
Isle of Wight Bowling History
A request for information about Bowling Clubs on the Island.
18
A Ventnor Excursions
Article about excursions run by Henry Brown in the late 19th century to places all over the Island.
19
BMD Indexing Project
A report on the progress of this project.
22
Talking About Coastguards
An article by John Vallender about living in a coastguard cottage.
23
Computer Bits
Computer advice from Tony Elgar.
25
Hilda Beatrice Caws
Article about an pioneer woman pharmacist by Antony Barton.
27
Henry Groves - a Parkhurst Boy
The history of one of the boy prisoners in Parkhurst who was transported to Australia.
29
Robert Hooke - the Island's forgotten Genius.
The story of the 18th century rival to Sir Isaac Newton.
33
Pedigree Index
Don Haywards report on the Family Trees held by the Society.
41
On the Study of Isle of Wight Surnames.
By Silvio Brendon
42
The Atkey Family Tree (1500 - 2006)
A report on this well documented family by Fred Atkey
44
The National Monuments Records and Genealogy
A report on this relatively little known repository.
45
Brickmaking and Brickmaking Families on the Isle of Wight
A Comprhensive report by Jill Reilly
48
'Selina' Ryde Lifeboat Disaster
The tragic loss of life of lifeboat men in 1907
52