Charlie Chaplin

If there is one thing that has made a definite impression on me during the last few years of indulging in my interest in history and family history research is that nothing is ever what it seems—well, maybe sometimes it is. I’ve known since I was a teenager that some Scottish history as written by […]

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Sandy on February 23rd, 2012

New Records have been released by the British Security Service (MI5) to the British National Archives that includes files on Charlie Chaplin (famous silent screen comic), as well as double-agent Folkert Van Koutrik. There is also information about details of a Nazi plan to produce counterfeit British banknotes. This release contains 86 files, which brings […]

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Charlie Chaplin (Charles Spencer Chaplin) was born in London, England, on April 16th 1889. His father was  an actor; and his mother, known under the stage name of Lily Harley, was an  actress and singer. Charlie was fending for himself before he reached the age of ten as the early death of his father and […]

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