Monthly musings and memories from my genealogy world.
If you recognise any of the family names mentioned, and/or you have stories about the towns and villages referenced, I’d love to hear from you.
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We’ve all come across it before haven’t we? That blank space on a birth… More
Many of my past blogs have concerned my father’s maternal line of ancestors, yet… More
There are many sources available to the family historian today, but many of us,… More
During the 1930s/40s, in the East End of London and Essex suburbs, my family… More
I’m very fortunate to have both my Nans still alive today. I love talking… More
Who, at some point, has hit a brick-wall in their research? I know I… More
Over the last few years, I’d been pondering the place of DNA within the… More
Growing up, I was surrounded with tales of yesteryear. I have a large extended… More