24th May 2019

LCHM: Our Local history

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Garvey     We hope you […]
17th May 2019

LCHM: Heritage

When we think of ancestry, heritage is not far behind. According to Yourdictonary, heritage has two definitions. The background from which one derives from. We may […]
10th May 2019

How to read your ancestors’ handwriting

It can be hard enough reading your own handwriting at the best of times. Do you remember those long, gruelling lessons learning how to write the […]
3rd May 2019

Local Community History Month: An Introduction

What is Local Community History Month?   This month is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of your local community history. Everyone has history to share, […]
30th April 2019

Z is for Zed

It was always going to be a fairly difficult letter to come up with inspiration but we had a case just earlier this year which was […]
29th April 2019

Y is for Yonder

    What’s next?   Here’s a list of our upcoming blogs in May:   Local Community History Month (LCHM) Introduction   How to read your […]
18th April 2019

P is for Parish: The History of Parish Registers

  Why are these lengthy volumes regarded as one of the most enlightening and valuable source in family history research?     What are Parish Registers […]
15th April 2019

M is for Missing in Action (M.I.A)

Gone but not forgotten In the First World War over one million British and Empire soldiers, sailors and airmen died. Men would fight and die in […]
11th April 2019

J is for Joke!

  Ah, we all love a good joke, especially when they’re all related to genealogy and family history! Here are a few of our favourite jokes […]