Monthly Archives: October 2013

Born Into Royalty

Where our family comes from does, in part, help to define who we are – our culture, our beliefs, even our physical traits and mannerisms. On Wednesday, Prince George of Cambridge was christened. He was born into a privileged life, … Continue reading

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Digging a Little Deeper

After collecting some names and key dates, it’s important to try and confirm details with official documents. Proper spelling of names, date of life events (birth/marriage/death) and places where ancestors lived. Ideally you should try to get copies of government … Continue reading

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Memories in Photographs

Do you ever remember a moment, but it’s because of a photograph? Many of my childhood memories were caught on camera by my grandfather. He was an amateur photographer and I was a willing subject. They are among my favourite … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones

Time has a way of slipping by. A decade – seems like such a long time, especially when you’re a kid. But the first ten years of a marriage can go by so quickly. My husband and I just celebrated … Continue reading

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Where to Start?

Researching your family tree can be an overwhelming task. You need to start somewhere – but where? Often it’s easiest to begin with what you know; or in this case who you know. Start with yourself. Then work back to … Continue reading

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