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Is Blogging Dying? The word blog written in the sand.

Last November, I read a blog post by James Tanner over at Genealogy’s Star asking…More


It’s only been a few months since I finally got around to moving the Out…More

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Thumbs up for Evidentia

Last week, I decided to do a full review of Evidentia and I’ve downloaded the 14…More

Ed Thomson's Evidentia program

In 2012, Ed Thompson created a new type of genealogy program. He felt that while there…More

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On Sunday, 30 March, the second nominal (all name) census was taken in England When…More


On Sunday, 6 June 1841, the first nominal (all name) census was taken in England…More


The 1939 Register was launched on 2 November 2015 in a partnership between Find my…More

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Methodology Monday | Beyond Online Records-1465

From census records to vital records and many things in between, records for genealogy research…More

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Black Sheep Sunday | Harris Family-1260

One of my favourite black-sheep ancestors was my great-great-great-grandfather, John Harris.  He married Elizabeth Byrn…More


On 29 October 1901, my great-great-grandfather, John David Taylor, was admitted to the Barrow Workhouse…More