Sunday, 20 March 2016

Greetings!

Discovering information about family history I think is a bit like fossicking for gold. Sometimes you just find little pieces of information that can add up to something substantial, then sometimes you hit paydirt and uncover a story that is amazing and valuable.

I have started this blog to share some of my discoveries with family, and perhaps to find distant relatives that share an interest in family history.

I have been dabbling in genealogy research for about 20 years and I am still trying to fix my early mistakes. The best advice I can give to someone starting out is to take good note of your sources! It makes life so much easier.  I welcome any good advice people have to share as I am still learning. 

I am a first-time blogger and I am not a writer, so please be kind!  I will try and make this blog readable.

I will also definitely try hard to supply links and sources and acknowledgments. If you think I have missed any, please let me know.


Thanks for reading!

2 comments:

  1. Just finished reading this. It has amazing research, thanks.
    My great great grandmother was Theophilia, my great grandmother was Florence and her child Dora Kelly was my grandmother.

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    1. Hello Helen, Thank you for your kind words! We must be distant cousins. :) I am descended from Thomas and Theophila's daughter Elizabeth Pauline Jones. Do you have an interest in Family history research? Cheers!

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