BMD's

Parish chests

What is a parish chest? A parish chest is just what it sounds like, a chest or strongbox in which the parish registers were kept. Some records exist from as early as the 16th century, Read more…

Sharon
BMD's

My own family tree

I thought I would tell you a little about my own family tree. I have been tracing my family tree since the 1980’s. I was always curious from where my family name SIMCOATES came. It Read more…

Sharon
DNA

Genetic Genealogy testing

Genetic genealogy is quite confusing but I think it is worth it. I haven’t tried it yet, but I am looking into genetic genealogy testing at the moment, so I thought I would share my Read more…

Sharon
Review

Family Historian 6 review.

Let’s have a look at ………….. Family Historian 6. You should have enough information by now to start entering it into a family tree program; but which one do you choose? Here I am going Read more…

Sharon