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WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« on: Monday 06 August 18 22:07 BST (UK) »
I really enjoyed this programme ;D
2 very interesting lines of research, I thought.

Had the added atraction (for me) of a link to the Isle of Man :D
The King Orry was an Isle of Man Steam Packet vessel - very well known in these parts.

I am also very much liking this season's more personal side of research?
OK we know that the subjects aren't actually doing the research, but it comes across as if they are at least thinking about things.
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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #1 on: Monday 06 August 18 22:17 BST (UK) »
I liked it too (and thought Marvin came across really well).

Itís the first one Iíve seen in this series - must catch up :)
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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #2 on: Monday 06 August 18 22:33 BST (UK) »
I too liked this one, although I'm afraid I had never heard of him, so Googled him before the programme started.  He came over as very personable and really interested in what he was told.

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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #3 on: Monday 06 August 18 22:38 BST (UK) »
I was looking forward to this one and really enjoyed it. For once I actually stayed awake until the end   ;D


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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #4 on: Monday 06 August 18 23:02 BST (UK) »
What a lovely man.

I liked this one,and the way he told his mum right at the start that he'd get back to her side later.
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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #5 on: Monday 06 August 18 23:16 BST (UK) »
I too found this an interesting episode. 

Funny what different aspects of each programme appeal to various people.
I've now seen a few genealogy programmes that lead back to Jamaica and each time I've been surprised by the fact that the land doesn't appear to be farmed any more contrary to its earlier plantation history.  Solely because one ancestor was a planter, I've been so intrigued that tonight I surfed to see what type of soil is found on the island.
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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #6 on: Monday 06 August 18 23:45 BST (UK) »
I found this an interesting episode, but I did wonder why Frederick Buckingham`s WW1 service ( if any ) was not mentioned.

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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 07 August 18 07:43 BST (UK) »
I wasn't going to watch this one because 1) I don't know him or his 'boy-band' and 2) It sounded like the whole programme would be based in Jamaica and that doesn't really interest me.

However, I started and couldn't stop watching.  I thought he came across very well.  To have one ancestor that was a slave and the son of that ancestor owning slaves was very difficult for him to come to terms with.  I found him to be very interested in everything he was finding out on both sides of his family.  Old Man Buckingham must have been a bit of a character I should think.

I just wish these 'celebrities' would stop saying 'Wow' all the time though.

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Re: WDYTYA - Marvin Humes
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 07 August 18 07:57 BST (UK) »
I think that they say 'wow' because they are stuck for words!