2017 Blog Summary

2017 Blog Summary

I published 10 blogs in 2017, based on the talks I conduct on researching ancestors. Here is a review of each blog and the stories researched and the sources of information that were invaluable to me. Have a look, and click on the title of those that take your...
2014 Blog Summary

2014 Blog Summary

I published 4 blogs in 2014, based on the research I have conducted into my family tree. Here is a review of each blog and the stories researched and the sources of information that were invaluable to me. Have a look, and click on the title of those that take your...
Talk: We Will Remember Them

Talk: We Will Remember Them

It seems appropriate at this time of year to write a blog titled ‘We Will Remember Them’. ‘We will remember them’ is an engaging talk about my research into my Grand Uncle’s World War One service. Discovering a letter from a relative...
Our ancestors 1939-1945

Our ancestors 1939-1945

The 2nd World War is becoming an increasingly important area of study. Many records are closed for data protection, or are they? What sources are available for tracking our ancestors at this crucially important time of their lives and how can you access them?   Link...
Parish Registers

Parish Registers

When family historians reach 1837 they start to use Parish Registers. Church and religion was the focus of many peoples lives for centuries (political, social and spiritual activities) + What do Parish Registers tell us about our ancestors? + Why were Parish Registers...
The shire for Men who Understand

The shire for Men who Understand

When you think of Cambridgeshire you perhaps picture the University, the fens or the RAF / USAAF airbases of World War Two. There is a rich collection of family history records for Cambridgeshire, held online or through their libraries, the Cambridgeshire Family...