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 point, did he “live-well?” It’s probably debatable. This photo has been widely shared on Ancestry and is purported to be Samuel Livewell Davies. Samuel Livewell, son of David Davies and … Continue reading From Policeman to Defendant: Samuel Livewell Davies
WW1 records at a glance. A round up of invaluable records, and a selection of quick tips. Trace your WW1 ancestors using online records.
A gamekeeper’s daughter, the eerie night-time call of an owl caused Caroline Woodrow no fear – but the wolf whistles and jeers of evening city-dwellers caused her heart to quicken. Frightened, she hurried down the street, swinging her head from side to side, as she desperately surveyed her surroundings.