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I’ve been researching mine and my husband’s family trees for a number of years, and today, we decided to go to the village of Minstead to see if we could find any of our mutual ancestors. We share a mutual … Continue reading
This is a challenge where we have to write about one ancestor per week over the next year. I am slightly behind with this challenge, but I aim to be up to date by the end of the month. My … Continue reading
So, it’s been a while since I posted a blog as I’ve been busy with various projects. I thought that as it is a new year (two weeks in now), I would start my blog up again, and share with … Continue reading
I’ve managed to continue, in the past few days, with my one name study. I’m still at the collecting names stage, and filling up my spreadsheet. So far I have just over 5000 names collected from the free BMD website. … Continue reading
Alfred Flint Copperthwaite is the number 12 ancestor in the 52 Ancestors Challenge, and is my son’s four times great grandfather. When researching Alfred, I felt that his middle name was slightly unusual and figured that it must be a family … Continue reading
Whilst researching for a client today, I was trying to locate her maternal great grandmother on the 1871 census. I completed the relevant fields, and one match came out as follows: As you can see in the second entry down, … Continue reading
This is a three page old document indenture, with seals, dated 30 December 1824 which I will be transcribing shortly.