Category Archives: Odds & ends

Who Do You Think You Are? New Series

A new series of Who Do You Think You Are? starts tonight at 9pm on BBC1. The celebrities to be featured are: Rory Bremner Fiona Bruce Rick Stein Zoe Wanamaker Kevin Whately and you can see the “teasers” about them … Continue reading

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It’s amazing what you come across…

I was in the Hyde Park Family History Centre in London yesterday doing some research, and went for a walk to stretch my legs. A few yards up the road I came across this a plaque to the 1956 Hungarian … Continue reading

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Early female aviators

Isn’t it typical – I start this blog full of good intentions and then work gets in the way. However, I have been playing with a new database at Ancestry – the Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates. The Royal Aero … Continue reading

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What’s this blog all about?

Like most professional genealogists I come across lots of interesting titbits which are unrelated to my current task but which are worth sharing. I couldn’t come up with a way of incorporating these into my main website and thought a … Continue reading

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