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My recent conversations with Chat GPT 4 I recently asked Chat GPT to write this post as an outline with headings and subheadings. The prompt is shown below. Here is the response from Chat GPT 4 after some editing by me. How to Write My Ancestral Stories with Help from Chat GPT Introduction The importance […]
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2 thoughts on “Letters from Samuel John Allery”
Our relatives also lived in Camberwell from 1800’s onwards. I wonder if they came across each other.
Would love to think so. The Spurways’ were grocers and builders. My Gt x a few grandfather was a clerk in an American bank in Throgmorton Street. Wouldn’t it be great to go back in time for a while and meet them all.
Yes it would be entirely possible that our ancestors were known to each other in Camberwell. My family’s tailoring businesses seemed to be located in London and Kingston. Many generations of tailors.