Monthly musings and memories from my genealogy world.

If you recognise any of the family names mentioned, and/or you have stories about the towns and villages referenced, I’d love to hear from you.

Please feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

RootsTech 2022

It’s the biggest event in the genealogy calendar, bringing together millions of people worldwide…

How My Parents Met

Tomorrow is my mum and dad’s 45th wedding anniversary, and as I’ve previously concentrated…

Gone ‘opping

During the 1930s/40s, in the East End of London and Essex suburbs, my family…

Another World

I’m very fortunate to have both my Nans still alive today.  I love talking…

New Tricks

Over the last few years, I’d been pondering the place of DNA within the…

“Feeling part of something bigger, that sense of belonging, is the greatest gift of genealogy.”

Kelly Cornwell @Whoamiftr

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