March 24, 1971

After our early breakfast we took the “tube” to Charing Cross Station where we boarded a train that was to take us to Canterbury 56 miles from London in a South-South East direction The distance was covered in an hour and twenty-seven minutes – We…

After our early breakfast we took the “tube” to Charing Cross Station where we boarded a train that was to take us to Canterbury 56 miles from London in a South-South East direction Continue reading “March 24, 1971”

March 23, 1971

Day #3 dawned bright and beautiful so after a typical English breakfast of eggs, very lean bacon, toast, marmalade and coffee, the three of us set out under blue skies for Waterloo Station Waterloo station is a busy busy place – during the morning…

Day #3 dawned bright and beautiful so after a typical English breakfast of eggs, very lean bacon, toast, marmalade and coffee, the three of us set out under blue skies for Waterloo Station Continue reading “March 23, 1971”

March 22, 1971

Days 3-6 London Included sightseeing takes in all the major landmarks and fun spots. Two evenings, choice theater tickets are reserved for a pair of hit shows. Any evening, you’re a welcome guest at three private clubs. The rest of the time, it’s …

Days 3-6 London Included sightseeing takes in all the major landmarks and fun spots.  Two evenings, choice theater tickets are reserved for a pair of hit shows.  Any evening, you’re a welcome guest at three private clubs.  The rest of the time, it’s up to you.  Trips to the country, an evening pub crawl, shopping, dining out and nightclubs are just a few suggestions. Continue reading “March 22, 1971”

March 21, 1971

Day 2 Arrive London Morning arrival, then complete leisure day. Early evening pub welcome provides a delightful London greeting of beer, cider and cheese. Arrived London’s Heathrow Airport at 8:52 a.m. (2:52 a.m. E.S.T.) and Merry Old England was …

Day 2 Arrive London Morning arrival, then complete leisure day.  Early evening pub welcome provides a delightful London greeting of beer, cider and cheese. Continue reading “March 21, 1971”

Spring Break 1971

The next set of posts are heading in a very different direction – geographically and otherwise. There are many good things about being the last arrival in a family of three daughters (she was allowed to do what???) but one especially lucky break w…

The next set of posts are heading in a very different direction – geographically and otherwise.   There are many good things about being the last arrival in a family of three daughters (she was allowed to do what???) but one especially lucky break was that I was still at home when my parents were ready and able to venture out of the continental United States. Continue reading “Spring Break 1971”

Cemetery News

There have been two possible breakthroughs on the Williams Family front. Both are due to the efforts of others – someone I know (but only virtually) and several folks I’ve never met. Henry In my last post Family Ties: Identifying the Parents of Je…

There have been two possible breakthroughs on the Williams Family front.   Both are due to the efforts of others – someone I know (but only virtually) and several folks I’ve never met.

Continue reading “Cemetery News”