The Vincent Conglomeration

A number of different interests bought together in one place. Photography, Family History, Re-enactment, History, building websites, and combinations thereof…
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LW Vincent at Durham University

Family History

I've added a new page to the Family History for Jean Vincent's WW2 memories, which was something she wrote for ...
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/ Family History, People, WW2
View of forked lightning directly overhead

Thunder and Lightning

We had a rare experience the other day of lots of lightning (and some thunder) - this gave plenty of ...
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/ cardiff, lightning, Video
still from To Kill a KIng 1649

I’m still here!

Looking back over the the last few months of staying at home it occurs that I still haven't managed to ...
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/ Re-enactors, Video
Cardiff Metropolitan University Crest

Where have I got to?

It's been a long time since I did anything new here - there is a reason. Last year I started ...
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/ General, news
Upton Upon Severn Folk Festival 2018

It’s been a while, but here’s some video

It is a long time since I posted here. Life gets in the way and I haven't even taken many ...
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/ Video
sheep shearing

The Tailors Handbook – Where do the materials to make clothes come from – part two

This is the eighth, and final, article taken from "The Tailor's Handbook of Useful Information" by W.D.F. Vincent published in ...
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Wargrave Church Fire

A fire at Wargrave Church June 1914

This is taken from the Wokingham Fire Brigade diaries which were in the possession of my father for a while ...
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/ History, Wokingham
Flax plant in flower

The Tailors Handbook – Where do the materials to make clothes come from – part one

This is the seventh article taken from "The Tailor's Handbook of Useful Information" by W.D.F. Vincent published in c1905 It ...
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Cardiff from Top to Bottom

I've been toying with the idea of a walk through Cardiff for a while, starting at the highest point on ...
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/ Landscape, Photographs
Tailor and Cutter School of Art and Cutting Academy

The Tailors Handbook – Origins of clothes and writings for tailors

This is the sixth article taken from "The Tailor's Handbook of Useful Information" by W.D.F. Vincent published in c1905 It ...
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What I’ve been taking pictures of this year

Three months into the year. I've talked about taking pictures, so I'd better show some I've taken. Whilst there have ...
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/ Adobe Lightroom, Photographs
Fronstpiece from cyclopedia of costume

The Tailors Handbook – History and Philosophy

This is the fifth article taken from "The Tailor's Handbook of Useful Information" by W.D.F. Vincent published in c1905 It ...
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