Categories: England Project.
I was inspired by a TV program to start looking at my family history in 1979. My grandfather visited me shortly after this (a rare occurrence as he lived in Lancashire and I was in Kent), and I innocently asked questions about his parents and upbringing. The questions were answered hesitantly and rather vaguely, he seemed very uncomfortable and the subject was quickly dropped.
After investing in my first few BMD certificates, and going down a few blind alleys, I made the discovery that my grandfather's parents had never married, a fact that he obviously knew and was very sensitive about. And the few answers that he'd supplied to my questions were an incredible work of fiction. By then I was well and truly hooked into discovering the truth, but I never mentioned any of my findings to my grandfather. He did however send me a photo of his father, for which I was extremely grateful.
I have created a Free Space page,
This started out as a to-do list for me, but I am now hoping for some volunteers to help out. This Free Space page lists possible connections that I've found using on-line trees, that are waiting to be investigated.
My Brick Walls:, just enter Winton-239 []
|Gen. No.||Direct Relation to Carol Keeling||No. of Possible Ancestors||No. on Wikitree||Total no. of Bios Written||Total % of Bios Completed|
|4||2nd Great Grandparent||16-1||15||15||100%|
|5||3rd Great Grandparent||32-2||30||30||100%|
|6||4th Great Grandparent||64-4||24||0||0%|
|7||5th Great Grandparent||128-8||26||0||0%|
|8||6th Great Grandparent||256-16||19||0||0%|
|9||7th Great Grandparent||512-32||16||0||0%|
|10||8th Great Grandparent||1024-64||9||0||0%|
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On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:30 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:
What a great Meet Our Members feature! I really enjoyed it. Thank you! Isabelle
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On 23 Jan 2018 at 08:09 GMT Justin Nailard Mr wrote:
On 28 Dec 2017 at 00:36 GMT Deborah (Schmitt) McDonald wrote:
On 26 Nov 2017 at 12:21 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:
I’m Susie the new leader of the England Project. We are contacting all existing members of the project to find out how you are currently involved, and how you would like to be involved moving forward. Please have a look at the England Project page for more information, and then contact either myself or Gillian to let us know what you’d like to do, or if you have any questions. We can then list your interests, help you join the team in the Google group forum for England, and give you any help you might need to get going. If we don’t hear back from you we’ll assume you no longer want to be a part of the England Project at this time.
Many thanks and I look forward to hearing from you,
On 20 Nov 2017 at 08:44 GMT Emma (McBeth) MacBeath M.Ed MSM wrote:
Emma--Data Doctor Project Coordinator
On 8 Nov 2017 at 18:11 GMT Michael Balfour wrote:
Thanks very much for tidying up John Mounsey's profile.
On 14 Oct 2017 at 02:33 GMT Emma (McBeth) MacBeath M.Ed MSM wrote: