11th April 2019

I is for Identity: When Family History meets Identity

In today’s blog, we have written a poem describing what it is like when family history meets Identity. Watch the video below, we hope you enjoy […]
9th April 2019

H is for House

Bish, bash, bosh, a video has been made! Take a look at how houses have changed through the years here.     From one video to […]
8th April 2019

G for Graveyard: Why do we have so much respect for the dead?

Is a graveyard the same thing as a cemetery? Believe it or not, graveyards and cemeteries are not the same thing. In fact, a graveyard is […]
6th April 2019

F for Folklore

Day 6 of the Blogging from A – Z Challenge and the word we’ve chosen is folklore! Here is a list of 13 folkloric tales, that may […]
5th April 2019

E is for Emotion

It’s fair to say that the offices of Family Wise Limited can be a very emotional place at times. Our work ranges from finding heirs to […]
3rd April 2019

C is for Childhood

In today’s blog, we have 18 short poems we would like to share with you. Each poem will be in the first person of a child […]
2nd April 2019

D is for Death

    Causes of death have been recorded in burial registers and civil registrations for hundreds of years.  Some of the terms are now archaic, old-fashioned […]
2nd April 2019

B is for Bastardisation

Where did the word originate from?    The English dictionary refers to bastardisation as two things: To debase or corrupt To declare illegitimate This transitive verb and […]
1st April 2019

Blogging from A-Z April Challenge: A for Asylum

Asylum – a place of refuge or a house of horror? Asylum is a word we hear often. Thousands of refugees escaping from peril in their […]