family history

Remembering: Charles Trow

Remembering: Charles Trow

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Born in the summer of 1896, Grandad Charlie was one of 11 children born to John & Ann, with a further three younger half-siblings. He lived his entire life on ... Read more
Heath Chapel, Shropshire

Heath Chapel, Shropshire

Life, Travel
Sat in an otherwise empty field, Heath Chapel looks to be a fairly plain and unassuming building. If it wasn’t for the ornate doorway, it could easily be overlooked. Heath ... Read more
The Church at Clee St Margaret

The Church at Clee St Margaret

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On the western slopes of the Brown Clee Hill, above the South Shropshire market town of Ludlow, sits the beautiful village of Clee St Margaret and its church. It is ... Read more
Family History: Accidental Death

Family History: Accidental Death

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Lockdown is the perfect time to do a little online family history research. The moment you visit a website such as FindMyPast, Ancestry etc, you can say goodbye to several ... Read more
Family History: In The Census

Family History: In The Census

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The 1881 British Isles Census was taken on the night of 3rd April 1881. The information is supposed to reflect their status on that very day and who had spent ... Read more
Family History: Favourite Photo

Family History: Favourite Photo

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I love diving into a box or album of old family photos (even if they’re not of my family!). They give you a snapshot of that moment in time. So, ... Read more
Family History: Start

Family History: Start

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It’s a new year. Maybe it’s time to start a new hobby? If you’ve never delved into the world of family history, now is the time to start. If you’ve ... Read more
Family History: Drunk & Riotous

Family History: Drunk & Riotous

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For anyone researching their family history, newspaper archives can be an absolute goldmine. Some ancestors might not appear in the newspapers at all, some might appear in the births, marriages ... Read more
Begin Climbing the Family Tree

Begin Climbing the Family Tree

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With the explosion of family history records available online over the past few years, researching the family tree has become a popular pastime. If you’d like to have a go ... Read more