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Was your grandfather a railwayman?

Tom Richards

Was your grandfather a railwayman?

a directory of records relating to staff employed by railways in the following countries with details of material and repositories : United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Eire, India, New Zealand, South Africa, United States of America

by Tom Richards

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Published by T. Richards, Federation of Family History Societies in Clifton, Bristol, Birmingham [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Great Britain -- Employees -- Registers -- Bibliography.,
    • Genealogy -- Archival resources -- Directories.,
    • Railroads -- Archival resources -- Directories.,
    • Great Britain -- Genealogy -- Archival resources -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Tom Richards.
      ContributionsFederation of Family History Societies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCS432.R34 R5 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p. :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL432096M
      ISBN 101860060145
      LC Control Number98139910

        Grandfather's Books by Teresa White. Paperback $ Ship This Item — This item is available online through Marketplace sellers. Not available for Buy Online, Pick up in Store. May be available for in-store purchase. Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Teresa White. A portrait of Say's grandfather opens the book, showing him in traditional Japanese dress, ``a young man when he left his home in Japan and went to see the world.'' Crossing the Pacific on a steamship, he arrives in North America and explores the land by train, by riverboat and on foot. One especially arresting, light-washed painting presents /5().

        During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude emotionally scarred and unable to form normal relationships, Lomax suffered for years until, with the help of his wife, Patti Lomax, and of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, he came terms with what happened. The Railwayman’s Wife is a three-pronged story that explores life, grief, and how to cope with the intersection of the two, written in a sweeping, if at times overly lyrical, style that conveys the breadth of emotions the characters feel.

      Allen Say, Author, Allen Say, Illustrator Walter Lorraine Books $ (32p) ISBN Vincent Lam's debut novel The Headmaster's Wager (Hogarth) is suspense, humor, and tenderness set against the backdrop of s Saigon. The story was inspired by the story of his grandparents and.


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Be the first. I believe I saw some posts regarding this book on RC, but can't find them now. Does anyone have this book by Tom Richards. If so, can you tell me if it is worth purchasing. It is rather expensive and I would like to know if it is money that will be well spent. My grandfather was a railwayman at "the Calley" Thank you.

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You can change your cookie settings at any time. The Railwayman's Wife is the story of Ani and Mac, Isabelle, Roy, Frank, and the small railway town that shapes their lives. Some families have been greatly affected by the war, others in Despite hearing many great things about this book, I for some reason kept putting off getting to it/5.

The Railway Man is an autobiographical book by Eric Lomax about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II and being forced to help build the Thai-Burma Railway for the Japanese military.

The book won the NCR Book Award and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography. Synopsis. Growing up before World War II, Lomax is fascinated by railways and spends his holidays trying to spot Subject: Pacific War. Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest, My Grandfather's Son is the story of one of America's most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words.

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When my father died my brother Harold was 5. I was 6, my sister Ida was 8 and my brother Eric was My father’s business was taken over by another painter in the village (whose name I will not mention) and my mother, who was a dear simple soul, was robbed of any money out of his business and was left without any money to bring up four children.

Personalize to include your grandchild’s name and Grandpa’s custom name (e.g. Opa, Granddad) to appear on the front cover of the book and to be incorporated throughout the text.

You’ll also create a special dedication message with a personal note from you and your grandchild’s photo%(10). The Railway Man was a movingly agonising narrative about innocence, suffering and reconciliation.

I'm sure I can only add to the other reviewers by stating that Lomax captured this dreadful time in history where men were stipped of basic rights, dignity and decency in the name of war/5(K). Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest, My Grandfather's Son is the story of one of America's most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words.

Thomas speaks out, revealing the pieces of his life he holds dear, detailing the suffering and injustices he has overcome, including the acrimonious and polarizing Senate hearing.