Ever wonder how any of your British ancestors may have sounded? Check out these samples of regional accents from the British library. I just had fun listening to West Country, well actually a Dorset accent. Gee it brought back memories of some relatives, particularly on my father’s side – although my father always insisted his […]
Smith Family Timeline I found this was a great way to put everything in context. Obviously real events and relevant family photos and dates would need to be put on your family timeline. This is just a sample. ___17??____ GGGGG Grandfather Ms X born _17??______ GGGGG Grandmother Ms X born ______ GGGGG Grandparents marry _______ […]
Whilst I have enjoyed reasonable success in my family research, I am still learning. Nonetheless I feel it may be useful to share research tips which have worked for me. Tip 1 – Let It Go This is a hard one and requires more than a little humility. There have been many occasions when I […]
A great video by Sam Richter, on the use of quotation marks to make searches more effective, may be found here.