This is the sixth in my series of blogs telling the life stories of my 2 x Great Grandparents and next up we have Emma Sophia Lukes. Sometimes we get an instinct, or even a gut feeling about one of our Ancestors, sometimes there is a feeling that goes beyond the paper records and in … Continue reading The Life and Times of Emma Sophia Lukes
Hopefully you enjoyed the first part of the re-organising of my Family History photo collection and if you missed Part 1 it can be found Here So all the research, planning and purchasing of equipment has been completed and we are now left with a large pile of photographs on the table! These need sorting into … Continue reading Organising Your Family History Photographs – Part 2
Thank you Stephanie for nominating me for this Liebster Award. I was nominated by; https://pattersonliving.home.blog RULES Thank the blogger who nominated you, and provide a link to their blog. Answer the 11 questions given to you. Share 11 facts about yourself. Nominate 5-11 other bloggers. Ask your nominees 11 questions. Notify your nominees once you … Continue reading Liebster Award
Inspired totally, by the fantastic talk that I attended at #RootsTech London, by the wonderful Amberly Black (@genealogygirl_), I have finally started to sort, organise, catalog, digitise and archive my Photo collection. This has been on my "to do" list for a longtime and after completely overhauling my Genealogy files, I thought it was about … Continue reading Organising Your Family History Photographs – Part 1
Welcome to week 18 of my Genealogy challenge, from the wonderful Amy Johnson Crow, of writing something about your Ancestors for a whole year, #52Ancestors in 52 weeks. Week 18's prompt is "Where there's a Will", but which Will to choose? This is The Last Will and Testament of my 5 x Great Grandfather John … Continue reading #52Ancestors “Where There’s a Will”
We are well and truly into 'Lockdown' now and we have all kind of adapted to a "New Norm', whatever 'Normal' actually is? If you saw my first post about self-isolation, you will know that this blog is all about the positivity and the good things that I have seen or found online. If you … Continue reading #SelfIsolation 2 ‘The New Norm’ and Captain Tom in Lego Form!
Welcome to Week 17 of my Genealogy Challenge, from the wonderful Amy Johnson Crow, #52Ancestors in 52 Weeks, week 17's prompt is "Land". I struggled a bit with an appropriate subject, I come from humble stock, there are no known Land Owners amongst any of my Family, so I settled on "working the Land", I … Continue reading #52Ancestors ‘The Farmlands of South Fambridge’