17th October 2013

B is for ….

…. blooming loads of things! Baptisms, births, books, Bible Christians, blogging, brick walls…. but I decided to go for burials for today’s B. There is so […]
16th October 2013

A is for accuracy

Day 1 of The Genealogist’s A-Z  begins naturally with A – the all important, accuracy. Over the last few days, some entertaining inaccuracies in transcriptions on […]
15th October 2013

Another hat….

Any of my blog followers who know me well, will know that I wear a couple of genealogical hats, most of which are not mentioned on […]
14th October 2013

Prostitution in 1911

Continuing my entertaining searches in the 1911 census, I marvelled today at the number of ice cream manufacturers/sellers born in Italy. But, I moved on quickly. […]
13th October 2013

Suffrage, in many facets

Last night, I spotted an interesting tweet about a page in the 1911 census, making mention of the suffragette movement. And so, just before the witching […]
12th October 2013


How many times do you compliment people each day? Each week? Sometimes, it’s all too easy to go through life only picking up on the negatives. […]
11th October 2013

Good record keeping

T’would be fair to say that yesterday was something of a long day. Beginning with the usual Thursday breakfast networking meeting, I left home at 6:30am […]
10th October 2013

The daftest question you’ve ever been asked….

Today, I thought I would share with you another Heir Hunting case we worked on just last year. The case was regarding a gentleman who died […]
9th October 2013

Variety is the spice of life

Each week, I attend a network meeting to inform other local business people about Family Wise and what we do. 60 seconds, once a week, to […]