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Contents of February 2007 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Chairman Janet's Jottings 2
Letters to the Editor 5
Society News 3
Island Parishes - Wroxall 25
Rootsweb Report 30
Computer Help page 35
IOWRO Report/Accessions 43
Book Shelf 45
Help Wanted 46
Strays 49
Membership Report 50
New Members 56
Committee Cover
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
From the Desk at Coles Manning, Devon
Letter from our President, Janet Few
3
Island Roads are Different
Report on the talk given by Bob Longton
7
TheWar Memorials and Pointers to Military Family History
Report on talk given by Geoff Allan
11
On Her Majesty's Service
Report on talk by John Ash of his personal memories in Service as a diplomat
15
Alfed Charles FRY - Evangelist
Rosemary Stewart's memories of her grandfather.
19
Sea Fencilbles 1798 - Part 1
Article by Diana Harding on the way our shores were defended and the men who did it.
20
Edgar Greenshild (1877 - 1938)
The story of an Island man who was a missionary to the Eskimos in northern Canada
27
George WALKER
Christina Gemmell's search for George Walker, the owner of a book she has.
35
Carisbrooke Castle Museum
A report on the holdings of this museum.
36
The Website of the IW Family History Society
A walk through what is on this website.
37
New Acquisitions to the Resource Centre 39
The Diary of Rosina Mary Swain
Descriptions of an Island holiday by a young woman in 1911.
55
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Contents of May 2007 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Chairman Janet's Jottings 2
Society News 3
Letters to the Editor 6
Book Shelf 34
IOWRO Report/Accessions 43
Rootsweb Report 50
Heraldry Report 51
Help Wanted 53
Membership Report 53
New Members 56
Useful Addresses 64
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
News from Coles Manning, Devon
Letter from our President, Janet Few
4
Bible Christians on the Isle of Wight
Report on talk given by Pat Phillips
7
Ryde - Our Town, Your Histories
An report on talk given by Sally-Ann Garrett
11
Freshwater - the Bloomsbury of the Isle of Wight
The Tennysons, The Camerons and their associates.
Report on talk given by Dr Brian Hinton.
14
The BMD Indexing Project
The project is drawing to an end.
17
James Atkey, a Methodist Minister
An Atkey becomes a pioneer settler in Canada by Fred Atkey.
19
An Introduction to DNA
Jon Matthews investigates the uses of DNA for family history.
25
One Name Studies
Members of IWFHS who are researching one name.
27
Ann Barrett's Page
Ann Barrett explains what is on her very useful website.
29
Sea Fencibles.
Further studies of our sea defences by Diana Harding.
32
Earthquake Milne
Another forgotten hero.
39
GROVES
An update on the GROVES family.
41
ROBERTON - A very Extended Family
Diana Harding explains the intricate relationships of this family.
42
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Contents of August 2007 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Editorial 1
Chairman Janet's Jottings 2
Society News 2
Letters to the Editor 6
Book Shelf 34
IOWRO Report/Accessions 44
Rootsweb Report 47
Heraldry Report 36
Help Wanted 39
Membership Report 40
New Members 56
Useful Addresses 64
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
News from Coles Manning, Devon
Letter from our President, Janet Few
4
My Ancestor was a Metropolitan Policeman
Conference Report - Maggie Bird
8
My Ancestor was a Merchant Seaman
Conference report - Dr Christopher Watts
11
My Ancestor was an Agricultural Labouror
Conference Report - Richard Smout
14
Researching the FLEMMING Estate
An account of some of the people who worked on the FLEMING estate by Harry Willis FLEMING
17
The COTTON Family
An article taken from the Isle of Wight County Tress.
19
One Name Studies
Jon Matthews writes about our new venture into running a One-Name list of Island names.
20
Emigration/Nationalisation
William Taylor's intriguing investgations inyo the life ofhis grandfather, Frank Taylor.
24
Sifting the Truth from Family Stories
Louis Lehmann does a thorough investigation into his American family origins.
25
Book Review.
A book on the history of Samuel White's of Cowes, reviewed by Sarah Burdett.
31
Extraordinary General Meeting
EGM to discuss and fix annual subscription to IWFHS.
32
A Questionaire
An appeal for a new editor for the journal.
33
An Interesting Tale
Memories of Henry MOREY concerning the King Edward V11 as a young lad.
35
Sea Fencilbles
The pay book of Captain Walter Lock containing a list of seamen.
37
The most popular names on the Isle of Wight.
An account of these names by Angela Mcmurtry.
40
CAVE & FRY
Photograph from these families needing verification.
41
The RANN Family
Daniel O'Hara offers copies of photographs of this family.
51
Memories
Memories of West Wight by the late Eric Toogood.
35
WARD & KIRBY
An account of a lost family bible by Margaret Elsden.
54
 
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Contents of November 2007 Journal

Regular Features

Article Page No.
Programme of Events Inside Cover
Editorial 2
Chairman Janet's Jottings 2
Society News 3
From the Desk at Coles Manning 4
Help Wanted 9
Heraldry Report 19
Bookshelf 30
Rootsweb Report 40
Membership Report 51
New Members 52
Photograph Identity 61
Strays 62
Non-committee officers 64
Some Useful Addreses 64
Committee Members Insdide back cover
 
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Inside this Issue

Article Page No.
The PITTIS Family and its dominance in Newport 1800-1950
Report on talk given by John Matthews of the importance of the PITTIS Family and associated families.
5
Once a Scout always a Scout
A report of talk given by Barry Groves on The history of the Scout movement on the Isle of Wight
10
Volunteers needed
A plea for more volunteers to help the IWFHS
10
Mitochondrial Deoxyribonucleid Acid (MIDNA)
Tracing ancestors throught the female line - by Reginald Pragnell.
17
The Future of our Website
A plea for a new Webmaster
The Chequered Career of Jonathan Williams
The story of an Islander who was transported to Australia - by Lorraine Neale
26
The Salvation Army - Lost and Found
A report on a talk given by Major Mallis on the Family Tracing Service
27
Some Selected Reports from the Salsibury & Winchester Journal
Items of interest about the Isle of Wight.
35
Backing Up Information
Suggestions from Tony Elgar on backing up computer work.
37
CROMWELLS of the Isle of Wight
Research into this family - by Tony Bevis.
39
IWFHS Pedigree Index
An update on the Pedigree Index by Don Hayward.
41
John ATKEY
Further history of the ATKEY Family in Virginia, USA by Fred Atkey.
44