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Samuel Livewell Davies was my 3x Great-Grandfather. I have always wondered whether his middle name was pronounced live-well (as in “I live for genealogy”) or live-well (as in, “I feel a-live“). And more to the… Read More »From Policeman to Defendant: Samuel Livewell Davies
Wow! Is it just me or has the first half of the year whizzed by? It’s amazing how quickly 6 months can go by. Christmas feels like yesterday, and paradoxically it’s a distant memory. All… Read More »6 Questions to Help You Smash Your Genealogy Goals
Have you considered joining the Guild of One-Name Studies? There are so many Family History Societies, Local History groups and genealogical associations to join. Deciding which one(s) to go for can be struggle, especially, if… Read More »A complete guide to the Guild of One-Name Studies
Thomas Burgin was an ordinary man whose life took an extraordinary turn. In this blog post I’ll explore the records that reveal his journey from costermonger to possible killer. Thomas’ Beginnings Thomas was the 2nd… Read More »Who was Thomas Burgin? A Costermonger and Killer.
We are about to enter a jam-packed genealogical extravaganza of a year with some huge exhibitions planned for 2019. It feels like more and more people are taking the plunge and diving into their family… Read More »Ask the Genealogy Experts: Interview & 2019 Predictions
he devastating effect of war should not be underestimated. Tracing our family history during WWI is crucial, and will help us to understand the ways in which war effected all our ancestors. I was particularly struck by the losses of one Pither family. I don’t know how or if they are connected to my Pither(s) but I found their story so compelling that I just had to share it.