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”
I recently shared online some pictures of my Family Tree Filing system and organisation and it proved to be popular amongst fellow Family History Researchers, so I thought I would expand and explain my system in a bit more detail. Rest assured, my workspace and systems were chaotic and I found myself wasting too much … Continue reading Organising Your Family History
Week 5 of my #52Ancestors challenge is the subject of "So Far Away". If you follow my regular Family History blog, then last week you would have been briefly introduced to my Grandfather Horace Chiddicks, who spent his entire adult life (47 years), living in the same house. Close to Home By complete contrast, Horace's … Continue reading #52Ancestors “So Far Away”
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Family Secrets and what to do with them? When we set off on our Family History journey and start delving into the past and the lives of our Ancestors, I’m sure that we all envisage some idyllic moments mixed in with some harder times, but … Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
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……..