Next up for my eight Great-Grand parent blog is Frank Day who was born 28th January 1878 at 11, Peacock Street, Gravesend, Kent, the youngest of seven children, born to Thomas Frederick Day and Louisa Day nee Hallsey. (11, Peacock Street, Gravesend, Kent) At the time of Frank Day’s birth his Father, Thomas Elisha Day … Continue reading The Life and Times of Frank Day
Is pouring over the family album going to be a thing of the past for future generations? There is nothing I like more than looking back at old family photos, whether they are my own and my immediate family, or pictures from my ancestors from generations ago. Even my own children still love looking at … Continue reading Is the Photograph finally dead?
This is probably the most difficult topic that I have written a blog about, because of the naturally sensitive nature of the subject matter and how it can, and will impact on people’s lives. So when is a Father actually a father? As genealogists we strive to prove family connections and bonds and to trace … Continue reading When is a Father a Father?
How many different nationalities can you count on your tree? We all will probably have a mixture of English, maybe some Scottish, throw in a bit of Welsh maybe and a possible Irish connections and that's probably it for most of us. I am proud of my English, Irish and Scottish roots, my wife is … Continue reading The Italian Job
Right hopefully you are reading this because you are either, a family history enthusiast, you are a member of my tree, or maybe you just enjoy a good blog and love animals? So what is this all about you might ask? Well I'm sure if you are researching your own family tree, you have more … Continue reading My Family and Other Animals
Not the most flattering pictures of me is it?? I look like a grumpy old man. Some might say nothing changes much! The hairline isn't much improved now either! So why not share your funniest or most unflattering picture with me??? If you have an old picture of you or a family member in your … Continue reading Caught on camera