Thursday, September 01, 2011

31 August 2011 at the Prince Albert


Just 8 of us till John joined us making 9.

Lovely evening, and lots of laughter – well done to Martin for sparking some of it off! Especially the "Post-Coital Concertinas" episode which made us laugh such a lot!

We went in the following order, apart from the odd occasion!

Dick: Claudy Banks, All Things Are Quite Silent, Evils of Tobacco, and another

Fred: Streets of Laredo (on flute), Over the Hills and Far Away (acapella), Romanza (guitar), Lament for the death of Rev Archie Beaton (F Whistle)

Karen: Circle Game and Follow The Heron, both with Steve on guitar, Snowing on Raton accompanying herself on guitar, and The Black Crow, unaccompanied

Steve: You’re Gonna Make me Lonesome When You Go, Paradise (John Prine), Desperado, City of New Orleans

Martin: Lucky Man, Little Pot Stove, For Emily Wherever she May Be, You’ve Got a Friend

John: Shanghai Brown, Casey’s Last Ride

Delia: Grandfather’s Dance / Astley’s Ride

Suart & Delia: Nancy Davison / Bonnets o’ Blue

Stuart: Margaret’s Waltz / Midnight on the Water, truro Agricultural Show, Sammy’s Bar

Next week we're at The Dog and Badger, Medmenham, see you there!

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Dorling Website

Unfortunately freesereve have stopped supporting pre-made websites uploaded from people's computers so the Dorling website is currently unavailable. When I have found a new service provider to host the website the site will be available again but will have a different address to the old one. I will post the new address here and on my Guild Of One-Name Studies profile page. In the mentime, please email me with any enquiries and Dorling family history.

Saturday, February 03, 2007

Brandon War Memorial, Suffolk

William Dorling of Brandon, died WW1. Posted by Picasa

Saturday, September 09, 2006

Branch unknown: "Dorling Taking Aim"

This photo shows a Dorling gamekeeper and is probably in the Brandon / Mildenhall area of Suffolk. If anyone has any ideas about who the people are or where they are, please contact me. The photo is not very clear but I have also put 2 close up pictures of the people which are a bit easier to see. Posted by Picasa

Branch unknown: Dorling taking aim

Part of a post card entitles "Dorling taking aim" which is assumed to be a Dorling gamekeeper in NW Suffolk - Elveden, Brandon, Mildenhall area. Please let me know of you recognise anyone. Posted by Picasa

Branch Unknown: Dorling unknown but assumed to be a gamekeeper in NW Suffool

This photo is called "Dorling taking aim" and is assumed to one of the Dorlings who was a gamekeeper. The Brandon and Mildenhall area of Suffolk had Dorling gamekeepers, some of whom are known to have worked at Elveden on the estate of the Earl of Iveagh. The soldier standing next to Dorling suggests a date of either WW1 or WW2. Suggestions for date most welcome, and if anyone recognises who the Dorling is, (or anyone else in the photo) please let me know. Posted by Picasa

Sunday, August 13, 2006

BSE: Alf Meekins, son of Agnes Dorling 1875 BSE

Photo and following information kindly provided by Jacqui Meekins: "Alf, or 16007 Lance Corporal William James Meekins of the 1st / 1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment died on 23rd September 1918 following the Battle of Epehy in Northern France. Alf had been in the army for the whole four years of the war so it's terribly sad that he died so near the end of it. I don't know what injuries he sustained but I know he died five days after being wounded because my Grandad was also in the trenches at that time and asked permission to visit his brother which was refused - something that upset Grandad for the rest of his life. Apparently, the last time Alf was home on leave before he died, he really didn't want to go back and his father had to make him go, so you can imagine how my Great Grandad felt when Alf was killed. When Alf did go back, he kept coming back to the top of the road (Fletcher Rd in Acton) to wave. It was as if he knew he wouldn't be seeing the family again. Alf is buried in the war grave at Epehy Wood Farm Cemetary. Posted by Picasa

Unknown branch, possibly Herringswell: Olga Dorling

Posted by Picasa This photo was taken in the 1930s of Olga Dorling in the Stanley area of County Durham. The photo was kindly provided by Marg Burgess who found it inher late mother's possession. If any one has any further information about Olga I would be very pleased to hear form them.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

BSE: May Dorling 1892 BSE

May Dorling, daughter of Amelia Dorling and Granddaughter of Alfred Dorling = Mary Campion. Emigrated with her mother to and family to Australia. Photo kindly provided by relative. Posted by Picasa

BSE: Amelia Dorling

Amelia Dorling, born 1867, daughter of Alfred Dorling = Mary Campion. . Amelia married Arthur Robert Gardner, brother of her sister Agnes's (see photo below) husband and they moved to Australia with daughters May and Ann Margaret (Dolly). Photograph kindly proveded by descendent whose contact deatils I no longer have. Please get in touch if you read this! Posted by Picasa

BSE: Agnes Dorling

Agnes Dorling born 1875 BSE the daughter of Alfred Dorling = Mary Campion, kindly provided by her Great Granddaughter Jacqui Meekins. Agnes married William James Meekins in 1893 and had 2 sons. During WW1 she was recorded as "whereabouts unknown" on her sons army papers, so any possible information on what became of her would be appreciated. Posted by Picasa

Monday, June 26, 2006

Bedfield: Rev William Dorling 1931-1912

Rev William Dorling, born 1831 Framlingham, school teacher in Framlingham 1851, married Elizabeth Ann Colbourne 1857 Buckhurst Hill Essex. Congregational Minister & Writer, died 1912, obituaries in the Congregational Year Book and The Literary Review. 3 sons and 3 daughters.
Photo and obituary kindly provided by Leonard and Ruth Caspick. Posted by Picasa