3rd February 2020

The Spencer Sunday Times, 1957

Well, it’s February and some Brits are going to be a bit glum this month, what with the colder weather. As historians, we can reflect on […]
2nd January 2020

A year of genealogy: A Kirsty Gray special

Today’s blog is brought to you by our MD, Kirsty. She is normally super busy and so has too many distractions to sit down and write […]
23rd December 2019

The Estate of Sarah Pamela Woolston

A vibrant life   Sarah Pamela Woolston spent most of her life looking for her family. Born in London at the height of the Second World […]
9th December 2019

The gift of family during the festive season

It’s now the festive season. A time where many experience mixed emotions. Most of us may have our Christmas wish lists at the ready, filled to […]
29th November 2019

Family history research: Get lost in records!

Records can be overwhelming when you don’t know what you’re looking for. Oftentimes, you may have no idea where to start looking, which can be confusing. […]
20th November 2019

Genealogy research: The Do’s and don’ts

‘To know one’s family is to know one’s own‘, as the saying goes. For some, immediate family may be enough, but for others, it may be […]
14th November 2019

Children: Get them into the world of genealogy

Are you all about genealogy, but your children aren’t? That’s a shame. Don’t give up hope just yet though, there might still be a way forward! […]
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 – […]