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Monthly Archives: November 2011

An update

I haven’t been posting as much as I wanted to lately, things started to catch up with me I guess. However for the remainder of 2011 and the start of 2012 I have some exciting things happening. I took the plunge last week and purchased The Next Generation (TNG) and uploaded/installed it onto Walking with Ancestors. This means I am in the process of moving my tree from Tribal Pages to this domain. I learned a lot while installing it […]

“The Land of My Fathers”

There has been talk for a while that my paternal line has a link to two important men in Welsh history.  The dates all tie in and it seems likely that this link is correct.  However, I have not personally verified the information but would like to share it anyway. On 29th August 1773, my 5x great grandfather, Evan James was born in Pencader, Carmarthenshire, however there is some uncertainty about the place of birth.  He was the son of […]

I wouldn’t change a thing…

The nature of family history research means that collaborating with others is almost a necessity.  I have used Google in the past and discovered new information about my ancestors as well as vital information about the areas they lived in and their social lives.  I love ‘meeting’ distant cousins just as much as I love finding out about my ancestors.  By finding cousins I feel I am also finding and reinforcing links to the past.  My links to the areas […]