The History of the British Isles; The Evolution of The Monarchy

Today I would like to introduce a guest blog from writer Cora L.   If you are someone who loves history, you are in for a treat. Would you like to take a trip to faraway islands? Set sail with us on the Atlantic Ocean and learn about the British Isles. If you want to… Continue reading The History of the British Isles; The Evolution of The Monarchy

RootsTechLondon Round Up

Wow, where did those three days go!! A bit like when you were a child looking forward to Christmas, the build up and expectation are enormous and it takes forever to arrive, then before you know it, wham its gone! Can you believe it’s a week ago? So firstly can I say a huge massive… Continue reading RootsTechLondon Round Up

#RootsTechLondon Are you ready?

With a little over two weeks to go until Roots Tech London, are you fully prepared and organised for this wonderful show? If not why not follow some of my easy tips and ideas, that will hopefully help you enjoy your “show” experience that little bit more. The key thing with an event like this… Continue reading #RootsTechLondon Are you ready?

The Life and Times of Emily Dodd Butterworth

So we have reached the final instalment of my series of blogs telling the stories of my eight Great-Grandparents. My final story tells the life of my Great-Grandmother, Emily Dodd Butterworth. Emily was born 22nd July 1870 at 51, Oxford Street, Whitechapel, London and she was born out of wedlock. Her Mother was Emily Butterworth… Continue reading The Life and Times of Emily Dodd Butterworth

The Life and Times of William Tom Wootton

This is the┬áseventh in my series of eight blogs telling the life stories of my eight great-grandparents, next up is the wonderfully talented William Tom Wootton. William Tom Wootton was born on 28th May 1863 to Thomas Wootton and Nicolina Elizabeth Wootton nee Stampa, he was their only child and was born at 106, Carlton… Continue reading The Life and Times of William Tom Wootton

#RootsTechLondon

So its almost here, the first ever #RootsTechLondon Conference is less the one month away……………….am I excited……………………………you bet I am! October 24-26th brings the first ever RootsTech Conference to be staged outside of Salt Lake City and I am so grateful that they have chosen London as the venue. My expectations are sky high, so… Continue reading #RootsTechLondon

The Life and Times of Caroline Rosina Keyes

This is the sixth in my series of blogs, writing the biographies and life stories of my eight Great-Grandparents, next up is Caroline Rosina Keyes (Granny Chiddicks). Caroline Rosina Keyes was born 9th September 1875, she was the first child of Joseph Keyes and Elizabeth Keyes nee Bishop. She was born in Grays in Essex… Continue reading The Life and Times of Caroline Rosina Keyes