Category Archives: Budd

Almost Within Living Memory

I wrote this back in late October 2021, where it languished with a series of post it notes in my journal, and waited to be finished. It was not until I was working on the Census series that I recalled … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1851 Census

The 1851 Census moved on from the questions asked in the 1841 Census. As we can see, there is not much improvement in the description of the parish recorded at the start of the 1851 Census. There was additional questions … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1841 Census

As we sit to search for our family members on the various census it can be quite easy to scroll through, not looking at anything but the surnames, but at the beginning of the Census for each location there is … Continue reading

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Surname Projects, Lineage Projects and Family History (#SurnameSeries)

This topic has been on my blog post list for well over two years. One of the popular questions I am asked is how a One-Name Study (surname project/surname research) differs from family history and Lineage projects. For whatever reason, … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies G is for Games and their History

For today’s post I am sharing some back story, leading to my interest, in cricket, for which I am a very unlikely candidate! Having traced my maternal Grandfather’s family back to Puttenham in Surrey, where I was introduced to the … Continue reading

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Rectors and Curates #GOONSblogchallenge – Post 2

As genealogists we spend a lot of time exploring the parishes our families or those we are researching have lived in. I have been very lucky to have ancestors who resided in two parishes where either the Rector or the … Continue reading

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Oral History – Why Bother?

Oral history is a great way of sharing history with the older generation. The older the individual in your family you talk to, perhaps the further back you might get with your family history. My Great Aunt, born in 1900 … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Approaches to Writing Sources

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series. Whilst we all hope that we will record absolutely perfect citations we have to accept that there will be days when we do not. These will occur because there are a million things whizzing … Continue reading

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