I may choose to tell my life story at some future time, but for the present it is enough to know that I have a an interest in family history. I started looking at the history of our family shortly after my fathers death over 20 years ago. At the time my first grandchild was expected. I was concerned that information that I knew about our family would be lost for future generations. The reason I have decided to put my research on Wikitree is to try to preserve it if my children and grandchildren do not take an interest. My favorite activity on Wikitree is sourcing as much information as I can about a person and writing a biography.
The names in my family that I am interested in include Williams, James, Shephard, Orwin, Count, Gyte, and Nuttall. In my husbands family they include Whitaker, Keeling, Towning, Corbett, Sokell, Palmer, Winder, Hargate Truelove and Birks.
I have only a few people on my tree that do not live in England. Among the places that interest me are Wombwell and Darfield in South Yorkshire, Youlgreave and Chelmorton in Derbyshire and Tipton and West Bromwich in Staffordshire. The counties where I have interest include Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Durham, Staffordshire and Suffolk.
' Direct Ancestors and Their Place of Birth '
|Generation||Direct Ancestors Found||All Born in England: County of Birth|
|Grand Parents||4/4||Derbyshire (1) Durham (1) Yorkshire (2)|
|Great Grandparents||8/8||Derbyshire (3) Gloucestershire (1) Nottinghamshire (1) Staffordshire (1) Sufflok (1) Yorkshire (1)|
|2nd Great Grandparents||16/16||Derbyshire (5) Gloucestershire (2) Leicestershire (1) Nottinghamshire (3) Staffordshire (2) Suffolk (2) Yorkshire (1)|
|3rd Geat Grandparents||22/32||Derbyshire (6) Gloucestershire (2) Leicestershire (2) Nottinghamshire (5) Shropshire (2) Staffordshire (1) Suffolk (2) Yorkshire (2)|
|4th Great Granparents||15/64||Derbyshire (6) Leicestershire (2) Nottinghamshre (4) Shropshire (2) Yorkshire (1)|
|5th Great Grandparents||11/128||Derbyshire (4) Nottinghamshire (5) Yorkshire (2)|
|6th Great Grandparents||4/256||Derbyshire (3) Yorkshire (1)|
|7th Great Grandparents||3/512||Derbyshire (3)|
|8th Great Grandparents||0/1024|
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On 5 Aug 2018 at 00:03 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:
Thanks for improving Quaker profiles, Joan!
On 18 Jul 2018 at 11:51 GMT Janet (Langridge) Wild wrote:
Thank you for all your work on the England suggestions it is very much appreciated
From the list below you can see we are making a difference
There were 88052 suggestions on 2018-07-08.
There were 87013 suggestions on 2018-07-15.
Janet Team Leader - England Data Doctor Team
On 12 Jul 2018 at 16:05 GMT A. C. Raper wrote:
Next week I might not be able to add much due to work, but will continue after that.
On 6 Jul 2018 at 14:14 GMT Lauren Thorpe wrote:
On 17 Jun 2018 at 03:40 GMT Terry (Watson) Bidgood wrote:
Any comments? Cheers, Terry.
On 14 Jun 2018 at 06:47 GMT Tricia Higgins wrote:
On 11 Jun 2018 at 07:51 GMT A. C. Raper wrote:
I made those category changes - I think the editbot might have mixed it up as it made the last changes.
On 10 Jun 2018 at 14:08 GMT Janet (Langridge) Wild wrote:
Thank you for continuing to be part of the team, appreciate everything you are doing to help reduce the errors
I finished adding the links to the table yesterday and have messaged everyone you have added as part of the team
Thank you for the opportunity to do little more on wikitree
On 9 Jun 2018 at 15:33 GMT Thom Anderson wrote:
I have been concentrating on categorizing towns in West Yorkshire as well as creating/improving profiles of ancestors and cousins from Halifax.
Next week, I am heading to the Arctic for five weeks, so, sadly, there will be little activity during that time.
On 9 Jun 2018 at 11:29 GMT A. C. Raper wrote:
I'm currently working on my Killerby family - updating research/profiles - they go back to the 1620s in Leeds, and have some descendants in New Zealand I think.
Anything you want me to work on let me know