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Percy Luxton, Merchant Seaman ~ Maritime Monday

Poor Percy, I have seriously neglected finishing his tale. Though to be honest, I know only a little of his life. Last time we met Percy, he had worked his passage over to Bermuda and was living there with his parents and two sisters. From captions on some photos, I’ve deduced he was a merchant…

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Percy Luxton yet again ~ Wordless Wednesday

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Percy again ~ Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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Percy Luxton ~ Wordless Wednesday

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The Luxtons sail the seas

Some of the photographs Lavinia sent her brother Alexander (my great grandfather) were ones taken in Bermuda.  What on earth was she doing there?  When I went searching two years ago, I’m sure I found her and her family in an outgoing passenger list from England on Ancestry – did I get a copy?  It…

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God Bless You, Aunt Lavinia! ~ Thankful Thursday

Handed down to my mother from her Aunt Audrey were a collection of photographs and postcards that had belonged to Audrey’s father, Alexander Wright, my mother’s grandfather.  My mother and I didn’t know who most of the people were in the photos, but Alexander’s sister (and my great great aunt) Lavinia and her green pen…

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