22nd February 2014

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014

A slightly later blog today after my return to rural Wiltshire from the big smoke. Good heavens – it’s amazing how quickly three days can pass […]
21st February 2014

The marvels of random conversations

If you missed my blog on Monday of this week and/or you are not in any way interested in family history, you may not be aware […]
20th February 2014

Ann B C D E F G H I J K L M N O Q R S T U V W X Y Z Pepper – follow-up

In Tuesday’s blog, I raised the interesting case of Ann Pepper and her ludicrous number of middle names and I was, as I said, intrigued about her […]
19th February 2014

The windscreen wiper – who knew?

Every day is a new day and an opportunity to learn more about the world. Today, I discovered who invented the windscreen wiper! Would you Adam […]
18th February 2014

Is that really necessary?

Sometimes, when carrying out genealogical research, aren’t you left wondering ‘Why on earth….?’, ‘What on earth….?’ and ‘surely not?!’ One instance is the birth of Ann Pepper in […]
17th February 2014

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014 – see you there?

Years ago, the Society of Genealogists ran an annual event (starting back in 1993) at the Royal Horticultural Halls. Combining forces with the BBC television show […]
16th February 2014

#7 James Foulds Gosling

Looking back at my maternal grandfather’s family tree – drawn out before certainly before the 1980s – I am always amazed how much information he amassed […]
15th February 2014

Decimalisation and The Next Generation

Today, having only just arrived back from Australia (yesterday morning UK time!) following the Unlock The Past cruise (yes, cruise report to follow), I am in […]
14th February 2014

A week of lesser known London sources – Day 5

Following on from yesterday’s blog detailing an offering from one of commercial sites, today to the School Admissions and Discharges for London, available via Ancestry. Accessible […]