I am really enjoying the weekly challenge from Amy Johnson Crow, to write something about your Family, every week for a whole year, #52Ancestors in 52 weeks. Week 7 is a toughie, as there are so many "favourite discoveries" to choose from. Where do you even begin to start, well the clue’s there, “begin”. I … Continue reading #52Ancestors Favourite Discovery
I have always had a close affinity with the Sea, I am at my most happiest when I am walking along an empty beach, with the sound of waves crashing against the shore. Come rain or shine, Winter or Summer, a walk along the beach is one of the most pleasurable feelings. Even better when … Continue reading “Ship Ahoy”
I am still managing to keep up with Amy Johnson Crow's #52Ancestors in 52 weeks challenge and week 6 brings the subject of "Same Name". So let me introduce you to 10 - Thomas Wootton's! My 7 x Great Grandfather was Thomas Wootton born appx. 1688. My 6 x Great Grandfather was Thomas Wootton born … Continue reading #52Ancestors “Same Name”
One of my Genealogy Goals for 2020 is to take part in the wonderful series of Family History prompts from Amy Johnson Crow, the #52Ancestors in 52 weeks challenge. This week’s prompt is “Long Line” and I have decided to write about my Maternal Grandfather’s side of the family, who have a number of family … Continue reading “A Long Line of Firefighters………”
So what do you remember from your childhood?? This is not in any chronological order, it's just my ramblings from my childhood...............see how many you remember from yours. The smell of freshly baked cakes in the Kitchen, the smell always filled the house with inviting aromas and made you feel constantly hungry. Even now, every … Continue reading Childhood Memories, My Trip down Memory Lane……..
I wrote a blog recently, for family Tree Magazine, all about the visual imagery of Family History and the different ways in which we can present our Family History Research, see the link below; https://www.family-tree.co.uk/how-to-guides/family-history-tips-advice/image-is-everything-top-tips-for-bringing-your-family-tree-to-life With this in mind, I was contacted by a wonderful lady, who has been inspired by her own Family History … Continue reading The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
Recently I was fortunate enough to meet up with some long lost family members and reconnect with my Daniels ancestors from Dublin. This part of my family has been my “Brick wall” for a long, long time. Thanks to the kind help of my friends on, #Ancestry Hour on Twitter, with a special … Continue reading My Family Reunion thanks to #Ancestryhour