30th October 2019

Why hesitate to research your family tree?

I participated in a focus group a couple of months ago, and arrived half an hour before the group was scheduled to begin. I sat chatting […]
23rd October 2019

The unresolved family tree

  As part of a project at school in sixth form, I was asked to draw my family tree. At the time, I thought, great – […]
21st June 2019

Can family history determine how ‘healthy’ you are?

Most of us know that our risk of disease can be reduced by eating a healthy balanced diet, exercising and not smoking. But, did you know […]
14th June 2019

Ways to keep your family history

When it comes to family history, each and every one of ours is different. It may be difficult to preserve all your family histories in one […]
7th June 2019

DNA tests: Are they always accurate and how can we interpret them?

Ah DNA. It doesn’t get enough credit sometimes! Or does it? In this blog we address the half-truths about taking DNA tests, what you can use […]
31st May 2019

Why is Genealogy so popular?

It’s the second most popular hobby in the US, and the second most visited website category according to ABC news. From researching your family tree to […]
24th May 2019

LCHM: Our Local history

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Garvey     We hope you […]
17th May 2019

LCHM: Heritage

When we think of ancestry, heritage is not far behind. According to Yourdictonary, heritage has two definitions. The background from which one derives from. We may […]
10th May 2019

How to read your ancestors’ handwriting

It can be hard enough reading your own handwriting at the best of times. Do you remember those long, gruelling lessons learning how to write the […]