Posts Tagged “genealogy”

Your newspaper discoveries: Ordered to be detained during Her Majesty’s pleasure

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

Gordon Martin recently got in touch to show us what the newspapers have helped him find out about his great-great-uncle Charles Alfred Martin. We love hearing about your finds, so please do let us know what you’ve discovered by emailing press@britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk ************** Charles Alfred Martin I had long known the existence of great-great-uncle Charles, the […]

Your BNA Family History Stories – Millers, Bakers, Blacksmiths and Firemen in Lincolnshire in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Introduction and background We love hearing about your discoveries in The Archive. Just recently, John Bland of the Lincolnshire Family History Society dropped us a line to tell us about his family history research in the BNA. John has been researching the millers and blacksmiths in his family (research that involves learning about major legislation […]

Family History Fair at Girton Glebe Primary School, Cambridge – Saturday 26 October 2013, 10am-4pm

Posted on October 14th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

The Cambridgeshire Family History Society (CFHS) is holding a Family History Fair on Saturday 26 October 2013 at Girton Glebe Primary School (CB3 0PN). Admission to the fair itself is free, with a £2 entry charge for the various lectures that are taking place. http://www.cfhs.org.uk/

Your Family History Stories – Using Historical Newspapers to Gain an Insight into the Character of Your Ancestors

Posted on September 11th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

We’ve said it before, but hearing your wonderful stories about what you’re finding in The Archive make us feel like we’re travelling to Canterbury with a motley crew of ancestor-finding pilgrims. The latest family history pilgrim to share her story is Emma Jolly, a genealogist from London, who has been researching her ancestors from the […]