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7th February 2020

The Many Descendants of Flossie Holland

The unclaimed Estates list Sometimes it is not the story of a single person who holds the most interest, but that of the family as a […]
6th February 2020

The Historian and The Evangelist: Derek and Fred Smith

Derek Smith was born and bred in northern Sheffield: having lived his whole life there, he wouldn’t have had it any other way! Born in an […]
6th February 2020

The Navy Lark: Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson, never Bob, was a true Portsmouth lad. Born with the smell of salt and the cries of seagulls in the air just before the […]
4th February 2020

Apples and pears: Wilf and Mamie Pearhouse

Mamie Pearhouse was a much-loved only child who grew up scampering around the streets of Bradford. Her jolly bus-driver Dad, Wilf, watched with admiration as he […]
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 […]
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 […]
21st June 2019

Family health history: What’s the benefits?

Most of us know that our risk of disease can be reduced by eating a healthy balanced diet, exercising and not smoking. But, did you know […]