24th March 2014

Parish clerks and rectors you love

FamilySearch are continually adding parish registers to their published images collection and a recent delve into their Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers collection – containing 202,481 […]
23rd March 2014

#12 Emma Baynham born Reading, Berkshire 1845

On my grandfather’s family tree, he recorded that my great-great-great-grandfather, William Baynham was born 27 January 1841. ‘Of a Berkshire family of Baynhams’, he allegedly had […]
22nd March 2014

Wondrous Wiltshire

Moving to Wiltshire nearly three years ago, I knew a grand total of four people in the county. You may question why I chose the county […]
21st March 2014

When a plan comes together

Most of us spend half our lives wishing the working week away in order to have a break from work and ‘have a life’ at the […]
20th March 2014

Transport back in time

‘Histories of 1052 British motor manufacturers – with over 500 photographs – in business between 1894 and 1960, including those that never made it past the […]
19th March 2014

Hunting air

Whenever I meet someone for the first time and they ask what I do, I always say ‘I’m an Heir Hunter‘ and then leave a long […]
18th March 2014

Fascinating stories

We all have them. But how interesting are our stories to others? Well, it depends how you tell the story really…. This morning started early with […]
17th March 2014

Happy St Patrick’s Day

In the late fourth or early fifth century, the possibly Welsh-born patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick, was captured by pirates and sold to slavery in […]
16th March 2014

#11 William George Sillifant of Ashwater, Devon

William George was the first child of Richard and Mary Anne (nee Jordan) Sillifant. Following their marriage in 1870, William George was born in early 1871 […]