Welcome to Jennifer!
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Welcome to Jennifer!

“Only connect!” (E.M. Forster) This is a follow-up post to last week’s Filling In Some Gaps post; it’s just to say thank you to Jennifer, who is my great uncle William’s great grand daughter; it’s beyond me to work out the actual relationship, but I think it’s second cousin removed once or twice! But more … Continue reading

Jamisons of the Giant’s Causeway – Nevin’s Blog
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Jamisons of the Giant’s Causeway – Nevin’s Blog

One of the first really good leads I had on my journey to trace back the Jamisons, when faced with a dearth of real information, was a fabulous post by Nevin Taggart in his blog NALIL (North Antrim Local Interest List), a local history, culture and genealogy site with a wealth of fantastic info. The … Continue reading

Family Garage, Shore Road, Belfast
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Family Garage, Shore Road, Belfast

Many thanks to the Belfast forum, where this wonderful picture was posted; it shows most of the family home and garage, which were situated on Shore Road, North Belfast, alas demolished in the 1980’s. Fred and Eliza Jamison moved their young family here from Lisburn in the 1950s’ and Fred set up business as Loughside … Continue reading

Oswald Hewer Jamison – born in England?
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Oswald Hewer Jamison – born in England?

I’m following up a possible lead from Nevin from NALIL, who has found an entry for an Oswald Hewer (as a surname rather than a middle name), born 1895, in Wigton, Cumbria. The birth date fits with my grandfather’s brother’s estimated birth. Barbara and I are chasing up this lead – Oswald’s mother was English … Continue reading

Antrim / Jamisons / Purcell

North Antrim Local interest List – Link to Jamison History

http://nalil.blogspot.com/search?q=jamisonsThis is a great blog and this post in particular was intstrumental in Barbara and I starting our Jamison/Purcell/Huer family quest!Many thanks to Nevin for the post and for his invaluable assistance since in putting us in touch with various people who have helped us piece the past together.Margaret xhttp://www.jamisonsonline.co.uk Continue reading

Antrim / Bushmills / Giant's Causeway / Holidays / Jamisons / Northern Ireland

Visit to Antrim June 2009

From: 6th July 2009 Our visit to Antrim a few weeks ago was fantastic, and we managed to get to quite a few places associated with the Jamisons, including Bushmills, Giant’s Causeway (including the school there) and Belfast. I hope to be sent a picture from the Causeway school from the period when our grandfather … Continue reading