Death Cometh as a Thief in the Night

For this month’s blog we will take a look at what an amazing amount of information you can glean from a memorial inside a church when you look at the wider context. We will go inside St. Margaret’s church, Fletton and take a look at two memorials which commemorate father and son Henry William andContinue reading “Death Cometh as a Thief in the Night”

The Bread and Butter of Genealogy

The bread and butter of genealogy is what is often referred to as hatched, matched and dispatched, that is birth, marriages and deaths. These three events announce a person’s arrival into the world, the creation of a new family and our departure. The parish registers play a key role in the recording of vital events,Continue reading “The Bread and Butter of Genealogy”