Monthly Archives: June 2018

Black Sheep – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s topic is ‘Black Sheep’ – someone in our tree that is odd or disreputable – I am sure we have a number of those! For many families this could be someone who was a criminal, or maybe walked … Continue reading

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Same Name – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors post is ‘Same Name’. As I have already looked at the surname ‘Glenmark’ for the ‘Favourite Name’ post (see here), I have decided to look at first names for occurrences of same names. Considering myself and my … Continue reading

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Fathers’ Day – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This coming Sunday is ‘Father’s Day’ (for lots of countries, including the UK and US). Just as  I did for Mothers’ Day (see post here), I want to consider a few fathers. The first is my own father, David Alan … Continue reading

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Heirloom – Albert Scott’s Toolbox – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This is a catch-up post for an earlier week of the ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’ on the topic of ‘Heirloom’. Without a doubt the biggest heirloom we have in the family is Albert Alfred Scott’s toolbox. Albert Alfred Scott … Continue reading

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Going to the Chapel – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’ topic is ‘Going to the Chapel. With a large number of Welsh ancestors, there is a good chance that many of our relatives may have been Chapel goers. However, as marriages had to … Continue reading

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