Category Archives: Belfast

Unexpected Emotion…

When starting my journey back in time I wasn’t prepared for, nor had I expected it to be, an emotional trip!  In fact, I hadn’t even considered it.  Of course while collecting photos of my family who were more recently … Continue reading

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The “Black Irish” – Who Are We?

Growing up and even into my adult hood I have often been referred to as one of the “Black Irish”; my father calling me his “Black Irish Rose”!  Where did the term come from; or more importantly who am I … Continue reading

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The “Inner Circle” – Can the Barrier be Broken?

Definition of the “The Inner Circle”:  http://dictionary.reference.com defines the Inner Circle as “an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose”; http://www.collinsdictionary.com says, “a clique or a group of people or who share a common interest, aim or purpose”; whereas … Continue reading

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Burial Records – A Great Resource

When researching ancestors a great resource are burial records.  The records tend to show date of death, burial date, residence at time of death, grave number and often the proprietor of the grave.  They also show all occupants of the … Continue reading

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