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Memoirs

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Roy

Roy Report 17 Apr 2013 08:28

Hi all
It is fairly easy to find names, dates and places about people on a family tree, but not much detail about the people thermselves. Therefore I have written my personal memoirs for my grandchildren. I don't claim to have an exceptional story to tell but it has been an interesting exercise and I recommend it to everyone, both for themselves and their descendants.

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 17 Apr 2013 09:43

I think that's a wonderful idea Roy.
My MIL died in Jun of last year and although it's far too soon to delve in, she was a woman who had kept a diary since chilhood
She was 88yrs old when she died, and there are more than 70yrs worth of diary entry just waiting to be read.
One day, when the time feels right, I will start reading them.
Another rellie has also kept a diary all her life. She is 95yrs old, still living and still writes her entries daily!

In the years to come, both sets of diaries will be invaluable to the family.