October 23, 2017

Another First World War Project

I’ve recently started a project for my local history group; St Clements Local History Society, as part of a number of projects commemorating next years centenary of the beginning of the first world war. I decided to look at the street where I live, and the two other streets branching off it, and see how […]

WW1 Photo Mystery Solved

Well, I did solve it but it had already been solved, let me explain. I got back from holiday on Saturday and in the pile of post waiting for me was the Locallink magazine for February 2013. Browsing through it on Sunday I noticed a short article entitled “Faces From The Past” which showed a […]

Blog to Facebook Test

I’ve been investigating updating my Facebook page from my blog and after a bit of poking about I think I’ve got it working. But the only way to find out is to write a blog post and see if it appears on the Facebook page, so here goes!

Is This The Shortest Dade Register?

It would seem that a Bishop did not have as much power over a curate as you might think. I was at Durham Record Office the other week looking to prove a couple of relationships and hopefully trace a family line for a customer. A couple had had some children between 1780 and 1812 so […]