Monthly Archives: March 2016

FutureLearn Course: Researching Your Family Tree – Week Two

This week the course addressed ‘Effective Search Techniques’, without first addressing what we might be researching, or indeed why. This began by advising the creation of a timeline of events, creating a family tree (the first time that this has … Continue reading

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FutureLearn Course: Researching Your Family Tree – Week One.

I mentioned on 3rd February that I’d signed up on the FutureLearn online course “Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree”, and that I’d give weekly updates and comments on the course. So – here we are at the end of week … Continue reading

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On not giving up

Only last night I managed to solve a problem that had been bugging me for years. ┬áMy grandmother had told me that a relation of hers (and she didn’t know the name) had kept a farm on Goldthorn Hill, about … Continue reading

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