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New arrival in the Netherlands

New arrival at the Netherlands branch of the Armitage family. Scott James Armitage was born shortly after midnight on January 27 2017. Parents Matthew and Marsha and Scott’s little sister Lucy Mae are over the moon. Grandparents Mark (alias James … Continue reading

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Mr & Mrs Michael Armitage

Many congratulations to Mike & Wiz, who tied the knot festival-style on 28 August 2016. Weddstonbury 2016 took place at Maunsel House in Somerset and, as with any festival, there was sunshine and the odd shower, lots of music (featuring … Continue reading

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70 is the new 50!

Brothers (from left to right) Peter, Tony and Michael Armitage, with a combined age of 210 years photographed skiing in Verbier in March 2016, proving that 70 is the new 50!!!

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From Huddersfield with Love

Sue Woodd has spent many years and travelled thousands of miles researching the lives of her parents Andrew and Helen (nee Broadbent) Armitage, their siblings, ancestors and descendants and, based on this research, has now written a fascinating book entitled … Continue reading

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Trip to China

Mariam and I are in China at the moment. We started our trip almost four weeks ago in Beijing (former Peking), visited the Forbidden City and the Great Wall before leaving by train to the ancient city of PingYao in … Continue reading

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Phillipskop Mountain Reserve

Our youngest daughter Anna, husband Chris and three small boys surprised us all just over a year ago when they announced their intention to emigrate to South Africa. Their enthusiastic plans to start a business in the tourist industry progressed … Continue reading

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Guy and Yukie

Guy Armitage and Yukie Yokoyama will marry in Aubonne, Switzerland on 9th May 2015. Yukie is an architect and Guy is the founder of Zealous. They live in London.

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Baby news!

Lucy Mae Armitage, born on July 13, 2013 at 20.21 hrs, weighing in at 2595 grams (5 pounds 1 ounce), Leiden, the Netherlands. Daughter Lucy and proud parents Matthew and Marsha Armitage are doing well, not to mention the grandparents … Continue reading

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Wedding in The Netherlands

The eldest son of Mark and Mariam Armitage, Matthew Sebastian Armitage, and Marsha Kooreman were married in Leiden, the Netherlands on May 30th 2013

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A visit to Armitage Bridge

Saturday 18 August 2012 turned out to be one of the more memorable days in an English summer that will not be fondly remembered for it’s weather. Accompanying cousin Sue and her husband Hugh, I visited The Hermitage at Armitage … Continue reading

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