Electronic Family History

Electronic Family History

With the widespread use of the Internet or World Wide Web for family history, where do you start? Which websites should you use, and where can you find the right data for your family among the billions of records? This talk of mine (Electronic Family History) explores...
What other stories would your ancestors tell?

What other stories would your ancestors tell?

I deliver an engaging talk for those that have begun their family history research and want to continue discovering their ancestors using proven research techniques. If you are just starting your research then talk 2; What stories would your ancestors tell? is the one...
What stories would your ancestors tell?

What stories would your ancestors tell?

I deliver an engaging talk for beginners on how to start discovering your ancestors using proven research techniques. The talk explores the key techniques, resources and top tips for finding your ancestors and their stories. Below is a flavour of this talk and its...
2016 Blog Summary

2016 Blog Summary

I published 10 blogs in 2016, based on my research for my ancestors. Here is a review of each blog and the stories researched, and sources of information that were invaluable to me. Have a look, and click on the title of those that take your interest, or that you have...
Searching for William

Searching for William

Updated from my July 2015 Blog William travelled to the Gold Coast, immigrating to Perth, Australia in 1925. He married a school teacher. William left his family when his son was 5 years old. During World War Two William’s wife sent food parcels to...
The Lopsided Barge

The Lopsided Barge

How did my ancestor Edward PARKER move from Prickwillow to Colchester? From a malster to a mariner? My professional talk ‘The Lopsided Barge’ explains this incredible journey. Link to an edited version of my Slides, for this Talk ‘The Lopsided Barge’ Where do we...