Facts uncovered and mysteries solved

Military & Family Research – August Update

My research this month has covered a very wide range, date-wise.  The earliest work I have done involved searching Royal Navy Pay Lists from the 1740’s.  Very old documents are sometimes a challenge to read, but can be a mine of information and lead to other records. Military research in August has covered Army Service

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Military & Family Research – July Update

I was very pleased this month to receive a number of compliments on my relatively new website and the standard of my research, including the following comments: ‘A most impressive website, so professional” “Your website was amongst the first for researchers I looked at.  I liked your website, and you have the skills and experience

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Military & Family Research – June Update

My research this month, as usual, has been very varied. World War One Research this month has involved investigating the circumstances of the deaths of a number of Soldiers, and searching for their WW1 Service records and WW1 Medal records. I have also completed work on Officers in the British Army in World War One,

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Military & Family Research – April & May Update

The last few months have flown by, welcoming new visitors to the site and working on my latest projects. Throughout April and May I have been researching WW1 Officers, Home Guard, and Pre WW1 Soldiers and their Medal entitlement. It has also been a busy time for Family History Research, particularly tracing families forwards into

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Muster Rolls 1780’s

I have searched Army Muster Rolls of the 1780’s to follow a man’s career. Merchant Navy Crew List research. Home Guard records. The book ‘Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm?’ (Volume one) by Alex Merrill was recently published covering the murder of a unknown women in Worcestershire whose skeleton was found in 1943. I

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