The weeks seem to be moving so fast, I don’t get time to think, let alone research. With that in mind this week 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, post is going to be more than a little different. For one this ancestor is living, which throws up lots of issues to do with privacy and … Continue reading Stephen Newell – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 25
Genes are like the story, and DNA is the language that the story is written in.
There is always hope.
The joy of researching family history can definitely be a bitter-sweet journey. You build up a picture in you mind of what you believe your Ancestors were like, especially their characters, and sometimes even what they look liked. They warm your heart, you begin to love them and hold a special bond, a one-sided bond … Continue reading There is always hope.
We all carry inside us, the people who came before us.
I woke this morning to my DNA results from Ancestry. I am more than a little shocked at my results. After having my mums and my sons DNA taken I was kind of expecting to be mainly Great British, with maybe a little Irish thrown into the mix. My results reveiled a totally different, kettle … Continue reading We all carry inside us, the people who came before us.
Genealogy has come on leaps and bounds over the last few years, gone are the days of not knowing your roots. An internet search, a monthly subscription, maybe a visit to the records office and you have all the information you need at your fingertips. Gone are the days, that you pay big bucks for … Continue reading DNA