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Iain MacFarlaine (#46514200)
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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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Peter H
RE: Corporal Eatwell
Amendment sent to you. Its Victor Solomon Ralph Eatwell. Regards, Peter.
Added by Peter H on May 30, 2016 11:25 AM
Tim Asquith
St John the Evangelist Hildenborough Church
Iain could please place this on the above site.

St John the Evangelist Hildenborough Church now has the full burial records available on Find a Grave up to the date of 2015. These records have been taken from the church burial lists and gravestones, gaining permission from Tim Saiet the local vicar and the Diocese of Rochester. The records which are available hold 4200 citizen of Hildenborough.
The intention is to make these records available at the public library in Hildenborough on opening days in Riding Lane, near to the church. The book has the plans of the plots of the church burial areas and information about interesting persons buried within the churchyard. Such as the Tibet Princess, Baroness and the first vicar of Hildenborough.

Regards Tim Asquith.

It has taken me 10 months to complete this little project.
Added by Tim Asquith on May 18, 2016 9:59 AM
Paul Ring
Memorials in Sussex
Thank you Iain for offering your assistance photographing family memorials, possibly this summer. We are gathering lot numbers and estimated GPS locations to assist in this process, all of which will be posted on family memorials as they are updated in anticipation of your visit.

We are very grateful for your kind thoughtfulness during this month of May, the "Month of Mary." ~ Paul
Added by Paul Ring on May 05, 2016 3:35 PM
scottsheat
RE: William Barber
what number is this please
Added by scottsheat on Apr 25, 2016 1:21 PM
Anne Young
RE: Mainwaring grave Brodighera, Italy
Hi Iain

I wondered if it would be OK with you if I used your images of the grave on my (non-commercial) family history blog to write about Christina and her husband?

Regards
Anne
http://ayfamilyhistory.blogspot.com.au
Added by Anne Young on Apr 22, 2016 8:05 PM
Paul Ring
Edgar Shelley Memorial
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=157650977

Many blessings for your kind and thoughtful additions to the lives of people around the world! The Shelleys and their descendants thank you very much! - Paul
Added by Paul Ring on Apr 17, 2016 5:40 AM
Alison
RE: Jones the Aircraftman
Hi Iain,

I have another friend who has found and reported many errors on Find a Grave for information provided by the CWGC.

Good Luck in your endeavors.

Alison
Added by Alison on Apr 11, 2016 11:28 AM
Peter H
RE: A.R. Anderson (No. 107892444)
Iain, You should have received an edit for his names. Alic Russell anderson according to the South African War Graves Project. See http://www.southafricawargraves.org/search/details.php?id=446.
Regards, Peter
Added by Peter H on Apr 07, 2016 7:17 AM
GHC
East Finchley Cemetery
Iain

I am seeking the headstones for my great grandparents who were buried a East Finchley Cemetery in London. Do you know w=anyone who could photograph their headstones?

Henry Benison Greedy d. 12 Nov 1891

Emma (Setchell) Greedy d. 2 Dec 1898

Greg Cave Calgary, Alberta Canada

Find a Grave GHC 48702186
Added by GHC on Mar 28, 2016 2:18 PM
Lucy Lee
Gunner Ellis John Evans
Thank you for taking the photo of my great grandfathers head stone. I remember visiting his grave when I was 6 years old with my mother father sister nan and grampa (Ellis son) I'm now 31 and it still looks like exactly how I remember it. I hope to return back there sometime this year to pay my respects once again. I have so many photos of the cemetery that i would be happy to upload. Kind regards Lucy
Added by Lucy Lee on Mar 25, 2016 7:14 PM
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