'Ordinary' People often Do Extraordinary Things.
The latest series of Who Do You Think You Are has just started to air in the UK. The hobby of genealogy has grown tremendously in popularity over the last...Read more
Family History and the Power of Personal Testimony.
Bringing Family Heritage to Life. The advice given to most novice family historians is to speak to your older relatives. This makes a lot of sense. They've been around a...Read more
When the Going Gets Tough
I have to admit to being a bit sceptical when the Government announced their target of 15 million vaccinations to have taken place by mid February. And now it has...Read more
Widowed, Alone and Away from Home
In this blog, I'm looking at records which were created outside the UK. Many of us will have ancestors who travelled across the globe in search of a better life...Read more
A Place to Call Home
The movement of people around the world often dominates the headlines. People searching for a home has been an ever present feature of history going back across millennia. A permanent home,...Read more
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue
For family historians, there are so many records to access that sometimes it's difficult to know what to go to first!This is the first in a series of blogs, each...Read more
Old Soldiers Never Die
It's just a few days since the nation came together once more to celebrate and honour the service given by others to the country. The 8th May 1945 was truly...Read more