Annals of the Blo(o)r(e) Families – Issue 19.1 – April 2017

Columns

  • Chairman’s Ramblings
    • Tending the Forest
    • How many of us are there?
    • Better ways of tackling the problem?
    • Blo(o)r(e)s in Print

Articles

  • The List – Joyce Settle
  • The Stray Certificates Project
  • The Work of a Forester – Peter Hodgkinson
  • Never a Dull Moment – A book review
  • Summer of Smoke and Candlemas Eve – Reviews of two books
  • The Winged Wheel Grave of Llandudno – Another book review
  • The Tale of Teddy Bloor – A book review; work in progress
  • Next Meeting
  • Last Notes
    • Song of the Trees – Mary Colborne-Veel (1863-1923)
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The Next Meeting of the Society – October 2017

The Blo(o)r(e) Society is The Family History Society for anyone with Bloors, Bloores or Blores in their Family Tree – and Blewers and Blowers too.  We have more than 100 Blo(o)r(e) Trees, so it is quite likely that anyone with Blo(o)r(e) ancestors will find them hiding somewhere in our ‘forest’.

The Next Meeting  and AGM of The Blo(o)r(e) Society
will be held at
The Church Hall of St. Mark’s, Basford

next to 211, Basford Park Road, Basford, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 0PG

 on Saturday, October 28th, 2017

(AGM at 12 noon)

Anyone interested in Blo(o)r(e) Family History will be made Welcome.
We’ll be there, ready to help, from about 10am until about 5pm.
All the usual research tools and expertise will be available to help you start, restart, or continue your own Blo(o)r(e) Family History research.
For further information, contact Ian K Bloor on 01270 811 260 or enquiries@bloor.org

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Annals of The Blo(o)r(e) Families Issue 18.2 – October 2015

Columns

  • Letter from Cape Town
  • Chairman’s Thoughts
  • Librarian’s Report
  • Report on the Meeting in  May 2015

Articles

  • The Blo(o)r(e) Facebook Group
  • Words from the Keeper of the Wills
  • R Peter Bloor’s book on Crate-making
  • The Will of Thomas Bloor of Waterhouses (1765)
  • James and the Lion
  • Members’ Page – Kath Barker (1932 – 2015)
  • Next Meeting – 7th November 2015
  • Last Notes
    Go Plant a Tree (For Susan Bowers) – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    The Hawthorn Tree – Siegfried Sassoon

 

 

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Annals of The Blo(o)r(e) Families Issue 18.1 – March 2015

Columns

  • Editorial
  • Chairman’s Thoughts
  • Librarian’s Report
  • Report on the Meeting in November 2015

Articles

  • Beware of the Internet
  • The Story of a Penny
    from Janice Macphee #316 & John Morrow
    with some notes by ikb #117
  • Stone, St Michael’s Marriages 1746 – 1831
    from Kath Barker #026
  • See Granny in a New Light
    from ikb #117
  • Members’ Page
    Peter David Bloore #044 (1936 – 2015)
    Thomas David (Bill) Bloor (1931 – 2013)
  • ‘Our Terry’
  • Next Meeting – 9th May 2015
  • Last Notes
    On a Tree fallen across the road
    Robert Lee Frost (1874 – 1963)
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Annals of The Blo(o)r(e) Families Issue 17.2 October 2014

Columns

  • Editorial
  • Librarian’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report

Articles

  • Blo(o)r(e) Society Meeting of April 12th 2014
    from Celia V Bloor
  • Words:- from the Keeper of the Wills
    from Jenny M Benson
  • James Alfred and Eva Bloor
    from Anne Thorne
  • The Blo(o)r(e) DNA Project (Update)
    from Ian K Bloor
  • Will of William Bloor of Seabridge
    from Jenny M Benson
  • A Bloor Soldier in the Accrington Pals
    from Andrew Jackson
  • What the First World War mens to YOU
    from Anne Thorne (for her children)
  • Members’ Page
         A Bloore on a Blore at Alupka
         from Robin Bloore
         Geoff Blore (#219) RIP
         from ikb
  • Next Meeting
  • Last Notes
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What’s happening?

Just finished stuffing envelopes with Issue 17.1.  It’s been a bit of a struggle to get it out, mainly because Libre Office decided to misbehave when I was trying to produce the labels.  I downloaded 4.2.2 but there seems to be a bug that prevents New>Labels working if I don’t have an empty document opened before I start. In fact Libre Office just locks up.

Next Newsletter will be started tomorrow, because I’ve had enough of doing it all at the last minute, and not having time to get it proofed by my team of devoted helpers.  My fault again.

Just need to get better (vaguely) organised.  Clear the debris.  Sort the piles.  Empty the boxes.  Shred the shraff. Have a PLAN. Keep records of what we’ve not used yet.

It’s beginning to sound like a full-time job for someone, rather than a task I can do in the odd spare moment.

Any volunteers?

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