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Iain MacFarlaine (#46514200)
 member for 13 years, 8 months, 26 days
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I am a North Londoner of Irish Protestant and Anglo-Indian (or, to be more accurate, Hiberno-Caledonian-Anglo-Dutch-Huguenot-Indian) parentage. I was trained as a mathematician but, at the moment, am working only part-time. I have travelled a lot; not only around the British Isles, but also throughout: Europe; Africa; America (North only; I have yet to cross the Rio Grande, never mind the Panama Canal, although I did, once, venture across the Forty-Ninth Parallel for a month, and should like to go back to Canada again, sometime); Asia; and Australia. Unfortunately, most of those voyages were undertaken before the invention of the digital camera, so I can't show you too many of the graves I saw when I was abroad. When I am not travelling or working, or painting or acting, I am learning to play the piano and various woodwind instruments. I try to keep my body fit with cycling and swimming and karate, as well as by never drinking alcohol, or smoking, or eating flesh, or fowl, or fish, and I try to keep my mind fit with chess and crosswords and reading.

Please note; I am forever running around this world (as Jefferson Airplane once sang), and seldom check the computer when I am on my wanderings; but, if you write to me, I shall make sure that I answer on my return.
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RE: Ethel Maud Rogers
Ta Iain for the amendment. Hope all's well in your world. I too have travelled to your neck of the woods but only passing through to visit my cousins in Lisburn. =)
Added by Tony60 on Jul 29, 2015 3:23 PM
Jessica Irish
RE: Elmer Genthner
Can do!!
Added by Jessica Irish on Jul 14, 2015 4:36 PM
Jessica Irish
RE: Edna Genthner
It would be a great name!! It is the Damariscotta Library to me as I have problems pronouncing Skidompha :)

I live in Bremen and hit cemeteries when out and about too - was in one in Jaffrey, NH this past weekend :)

I love my cemetery adventures and try to add as much to memorials that I can so that those doing research can get as much as they can....
Added by Jessica Irish on Jul 14, 2015 4:31 PM
José L Bernabé Tronchoni
RE: Antonio Godoy
Wow. Thans a lot for sharing your find!!! It's very touching to me. I will add in my virtual cemetery about the Dark years of Spanish civil war and Franco's dictatorship. Thanks again. Best wishes and thanks to remember me. ;)
Added by José L Bernabé Tronchoni on Jul 10, 2015 7:25 AM
Martin Douglas Packer
Churchill's nanny

Iain, I have comprehensively 'edited' (updated) it after reading Boris J.'s "Churchill" book! MDP.
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on Jun 26, 2015 12:07 PM
Anne Young
Mainwaring grave Brodighera, Italy
Thank you for uploading the image of the grave of Christina Irvine Mainwaring who died in Italy in 1904. I was delighted to find the images of her grave.

Many thanks
in the antipodes and thus only like to see such graves via FindAGrave
Added by Anne Young on Jun 06, 2015 12:30 AM
HI, sorry so long beofre i got back to you, but all sorts happen here, anyway, thanks very much for all your hard work and the fotos and info attached. Also thanks for the the time and effort you put in.
Added by YVONNE BILGIN on May 27, 2015 10:17 AM
Hi Iain, hope you are well. We wanted to add a portrait here but limit is used up by the grave images. Do you mind to delete one? We have moved from the Middle East to the Far East. Any plans to come here? Kind regards
Added by julia&keld on May 20, 2015 6:32 AM
John Belcher
Headstone - Leslie Maynard
Thank you very much for taking and posting the photo of the my grandfather's headstone. My grandmother, Mildred (on the headstone) died in 1986 and never visited the grave and I doubt if she ever saw a photo of it either.

Many thanks again

Added by John Belcher on May 17, 2015 9:32 AM
Ann Rawlins
Albert S Thorp
Thank you so much for taking the time to find the grave of my great uncle Albert S Thorp.
Added by Ann Rawlins on May 13, 2015 1:47 AM
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