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Barrie Callender

My name is Barrie Callender. I am a freelancer working as a Project Management System Implementation Consultant

Jacob and Hannah Solomons

Jacob and Hannah Solomons

Jacob and Hannah Solomons are Jewish immigrants, and my Great Great Grandparents. My Mum held Hannah’s hand and I held my Mum’s. We are connected

More Than I Bargained For

More Than I Bargained For

My Jewish family history is part crime thriller, and posts so far were not good enough. I deleted them and now I can tell you about the murders

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

On Armistice Day I remember my 2nd great uncle Alexander Solomons who lost his life on the battlefields of Flanders on 28th April 1917 (6 Iyyar 5677)

Where's Grandma

Where's Grandma

My Mum lost contact with my Grandmother, Eva Lichtenstein, around 1950. Searching for her is how I fell head-first into my Jewish family history research