Blog entries for History

Did Thomas Barrie keep his ears?

3rd Feb 2017
Two years ago I wrote a post “Thomas Barrie, pillory, death and a ghost” the story of a Donnington almsman who allegedly spread false rumours that...

Thomas Barrie, pillory, death and a ghost

14th Feb 2014
I enjoy my history research, but have to confess at the outset I have no training or qualifications as a historian. I have published three history...

Family Tree Charts (part 2)

18th Oct 2012
This is the second post on family trees, if you missed part one then pop back and read it here. To continue with the different type of Family Tree...

Family Tree Charts (part 1)

17th May 2012
Family history is, and has been, a growing hobby for a long time for a great many people. For the Peter Allen Memorial Lectures this year, 2012, we...