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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2021

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2021

Here is my contribution to the annual Accentuate the Positive Geneameme Jill Ball (aka Geniaus) invites you to take part in Accentuate the Positive by responding to the following statements/questions, several of which are new, in a blog post. Write as much or as...
Trove Tuesday: the Hazards of Being female

Trove Tuesday: the Hazards of Being female

At the weekend while searching the British Newspaper Archive, I was shocked to discover that my 5X great grandmother Mary Hitchman, aged and infirm, died when she fell into the fireplace in 1809 in Oxfordshire, England. She was horrifically burned as it was some time...
Genealife in Lock down

Genealife in Lock down

It’s National Family History Month and I’m looking at the positives and the negatives of doing family history in covid times. It has been an interesting 18 months around the world with Covid raging, in some countries more than others. In Australia we have...

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2020

Each year, for the last few years, Jill Ball (aka Geniaus) invites us to take part in this activity by responding to the following statements/questions in a blog post. Write as much or as little as you want and complete as many statements as you wish. If you wish to...