I have completed entering years of death and burials (except Elizabeth, together with marriages, know to me at this time. I have not yet entered any subsequent children from these marriages.
In the possession of my cousin Hilary is a “sampler”, embroidered by Ruth Spooner in 1838 with the names and dates of birth of her brothers and sisters, the children of my Great-Great-Great Grandparents Elizabeth (nee Murkin) and Robert Spooner.
On the reverse, handwritten, is a list of names and dates of birth of Ruth’s aunts and uncles, the brothers and sisters of her mother Elizabeth Murkin. It is a most unusual and remarkable record. Continue reading