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Heather (Brown) Brannon

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Heather J. Brannon formerly Brown
Born 1950s.
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Daughter of and [private mother (1920s - unknown)]
Sister of [private sister (1950s - unknown)]
Mother of and [private son (1970s - unknown)]
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Heather (Brown) Brannon participated with Sandringham Strollers during the yyyy Clean-a-Thon, correcting xx suggestions.

Born in Thurmaston, Leicestershire in 1952[1]. Schools: Our Lady of Lourdes and St Francis, Melton Mowbray King Edward VII Grammar School (later Upper School) Melton Mowbray Bishop Fox's Girls Grammar School, Taunton


  • First-hand information. Entered by H Brown at registration

I have spent a long time researching family history, I have an extensive collection of extracts from Dorset records especially to do with the Kingsbury family. The extracts have been recorded by my parents, sister, myself and more recently by my daughter. My Dad was born in Lincolnshire and always called himself a 'yellowbelly' particularly interested in Tebb and Twells/Twelves families mostly in Holland and Kesteven areas.

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Hi Heather,

It's that time of the year again: check-in time! As England Project Leaders, we like to check in with you every six months or so to see how things are progressing. Back in May, we didn't ask for a response due to the rapid emergence of Covid-19 because we understood that people's lives were changing rapidly. While we are still living in a Covid world, we do need to hear back from you this time around.

First of all, how are you doing? What are you currently working on? Are you happy with the team(s) you're in, or would you like to change things up?

Secondly, we're looking for some feedback on the Google Group and our Discord server. Do you use either or both of these? If you don't use either, why not? Do you have any suggestions on how we can improve participation and collaboration, either generally or for you personally?

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Joan, Amy & Lizzie.

Hi Joan,

I am currently hopping around my family tree as I am sometimes finding it hard to concentrate. I think I have had long covid but not so badly as a lot of people. I have been lucky that I have been able to continue working.

I became a Trailblazer this summer and that has given me something to focus on as i really enjoy helping people. It has been good to speak to other wiki treers in this way. I often read messages in google groups and Discord. I sometimes enter in the chats, when I have something to say.

I enjoy taking part in the challenges and Thons where I can. I would like to do more with the Dorset team as this is the reason I joined Wikitree in 2019.

I would just like to say that this is such a friendly bunch of people and that it is wonderful how we can all collaborate to improve our knowledge without feeling that we are treading on each other's toes.

Hi, Heather!

Thank you for your participation in October 2020’s Source-a-thon. Your contributions helped us to clear over 57,000 profiles that needed sourcing. This makes our Shared Tree all that much better.

Keep up the great work!

Pippin Sheppard WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard

Hi Heather

Thank you for joining the Mighty Oaks for the Source-A-Thon (SAT). Congratulations on your work during the SAT. Its an amazing result for the Mighty Oaks, we sourced 8,887. Altogether the teams sourced a total of 57,577 profiles on wikitree. We hope you had fun while building the tree.

We are looking forward to working with you for another Thon soon.

Janet & Joan

Hello, Heather!

Thanks for all the work you accomplished during our Connect-A-Thon 2020. It is amazing how many more profiles were created and added to our Shared Tree. You have every right to be pleased with your efforts!

Kind regards,

Pippin Sheppard ~ WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard

    Hi Heather

Thank you for joining the Mighty Oaks for the Connect-A-Thon (CAT). Congratulations on your work during the CAT what an amazing result for the Mighty Oaks we added 12,615. Altogether the teams add a  grand total of  60,128 new profiles to wikitree. We hope you had fun while building the tree. 

See you next year or before for the Source-A-Thon 

Janet & Joan  

Co-Leaders for the Mighty Oaks

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
I want to congratulate you on your Community Star Badge.

John Williams

posted by [Living Williams]

Hi Heather

We would love to have you join us in the newly formed England Team - Mighty Oaks  for the Connect-A-Thon

If you are interested in joining the amalgamated team then sign up here Connect-A-Thon Here is our chat page which just opened - Mighty Oaks Chat

This link is for the help page for the event  Help page

Look forward to working with you again

 Janet & Joan

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hi Heather,

Your England Leaders are completing the six monthly check in with all team members. I wanted to thank you for your work on English Profiles. These are unprecedented and difficult times, and we understand as Project Leaders that your situation may have changed somewhat in the last few months. What we are all able to/ wish to contribute on Wikitree has changed. Please let me know if you are happy with your current role and team choice or if you wish to do something additional or different. Thank you again on behalf of all the project leaders for everything you do!

Kindest Regards, Amy Utting

posted by Amy Utting
Hi Amy,

Thank you for your message. I have just become a Trailblazer which is reminding me to look at some of my own family profiles and see that my great grandparents need a lot of work!!

I would be happy to add Leicestershire and Somerset and Devon to Lincolnshire and Dorset if needed as i mainly look at those counties on our weekend a thon's Slightly less with Somerset but lived there for 40 years and although live in Devon, I go to Somerset about twice a week. I intend to visit Somerset Archives as soon as i can.

I have really enjoyed being a member of the England Project and have found many friends on Discord

Thanks for you all being so friendly.


Hi Heather,

I'm glad that you're enjoying the project! You aren't "needed" to join any team you don't want to! I work in plenty of counties (my Place Study is in Gloucestershire) without being part of the county teams themselves. It's up to you what you want to do :)

Regards, Amy

posted by Amy Utting

Hi Heather

A huge thank you for all you did this weekend in the Clean-A-Thon and congratulations adding 11 fixes to our total score of 11, 803 everyone is appreciated brilliant team work Thank you

We hope you had fun and we look forward to you joining us for the next Thon

All the best Gillian and Janet 

Sandringham Stroller Team Leaders


posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild

Thanks for signing up for the Clean-A-Thon and with the Sandringham Strollers, great to have you with us. If you have a particular area or suggestion(s) you are interested on working on then please add to our team list on the Sandringham Strollers team page -

The chat page is here and we will be on discord

Before the event take a look at the

Please review your own suggestion list for the Thon as well, it is always a good place to start  links to the England and English county suggestion list can be found here

Janet and Gillian

Sandringham Team Leaders

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
As a "Tree Hugger", I want to congratulate you on receiving your trophy badge for being a winner of the 2020 Scan-a-Thon challenge.

John Williams ~ WikiTree Tree Hugger


posted by [Living Williams]
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Heather reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the February 2020 Sourcerers' Challenge

Great Job! Thanks!

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
Hi Heather

Just a short check in with team members to see if you have enjoyed the ScanA Thon so far. In case you haven't got it here is the link to Event page were we can track our teams work If you are not on Discord to chat then drop us a note via the page

Thank you for joining in the fun

Janet & Gillian

Sandringham Strollers Team Leaders

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hi Heather

Wondered if you would be interested in the next challenge the 2nd ever Scan-a-Thon see  Participation 

if you are interested registration for the 2020 Scan-a-Thon] starts on the 1st December, the event - 2020 Scan-a-Thon will start January 10 at 8 AM (ET) and runs until Monday 13th January finishing at 8 AM (ET). 

So brush off the scanner and dig out those old photos and start scanning now for the New Year. 

Add your name in the table once you have registered or now and register next month. The chat will up and running soon link will be on our page

Many Thanks Janet and Gillian 

Sandringham Strollers

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hi Heather,

On behalf of the England Leaders, I wanted to say a huge thank you for all your contributions towards the project in the past six months as a Team Member for Dorset and Lincolnshire. We've achieved a great deal during this time and we couldn't have done it without you.

Are you happy to stay in your current teams and the project as a whole? Are there any other teams you'd like to join? What are we doing well, and what would you like to see us doing differently moving forwards?

Please respond to this message via e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you.

Many thanks,

Susie, England Project Leader :-)

Hi Heather

I see you are still busy sourcing, really appreciate the work you did during the source a thon.

As your maiden name was Brown you might be interest in working on this line for the October Biobuilder challenge

I am having fun with a distant branch of Langridge's connected to the White's at the moment

All the Best Janet

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hi Heather

Thank you to joining us for the Source a Thon look forward to working with you again

If you wish to join the online real time chat this is the invitation link to join

The Sandringham stroller other chat is here

Talk to you tomorrow


Sandringham Strollers

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Heather reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the July 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge

Thanks Heather!

posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Hello Heather,

If you can please PM your email address, we can get you into the England Project :)



Hi Heather

You should have an invite to DIscord to join for chatting during the Connect a thon, please check your spam folder if it is not in your inbox

Also here is the sticker for your profile
Heather (Brown) Brannon is participating with Sandringham Strollers during the 2019 Connect-a-Thon.

If this doesn't show up right it is on the Team page

Looking forward to a busy long weekend


posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Congratulations on making more than 100 contributions to WikiTree for the Month of May!

We all appreciate your efforts to make our Shared Tree the best it can be.

Keep up the great work and THANK YOU!

Shannon Thomas

WikiTree Appreciation Team

Hi Heather

Just a note to say registration opens on Monday for a new challenge Connect-A-Thon. The G2G registration question will be asked on Monday so keep your eyes open for it.

If you are interested in working with the Sandringham Strollers again Gillian and I would be delighted to have you in the team.

Just drop me a line to say you plan on joining us or if you cannot make it

For information on the new challenge

All the best


posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hello Heather,

I noticed that you used the Challenge Tracker to track a change during the May Sourcerers’ Challenge. Please consider officially joining us for the May Sourcerers’ Challenge. You can find information, including how to join, on this page:

No pressure, every profile with a source makes our WikiTree better. Your work will continue to be included in the Tracking Sheet's Unregistered total at the bottom of the help page if you do not register.

Your work is appreciated. Thanks for sourcing!

Alex - Sourcerer Challenge Co-facilitator

PS If the link does not work, you can find a working one in the public comment I left on your profile

posted by Alex Stronach

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