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September 4, 2020
Correct-interpretation-reports

Family Search Genealogy – Correctly Interpreting Records: John Carver of the Mayflower

George English, Director of Research Through People has just published an article ‘Jan Carwet of Leiden: Not the Mayflower Passenger John Carver’ in the SUMMER 2020 issue of the Mayflower Descendant. The Mayflower Descendant is one of […]
July 10, 2020
nhs health and family genealogy

How can tracing our ancestors and family genealogy protect the NHS and our health?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made us realise just how important health is to all of us, both our own health and the health of the nation and indeed the world. People ask […]
May 3, 2020
lannoy cushion

How surname origins solved a 100 year old claim of royal descent

In Part 2, the example is of Philippe de Lannoy who went over to New England in 1621, where his name was soon changed to Philip Delano. The de Lannoys came from […]
January 24, 2020
Bringing Your Ancestors from Scotland to Life

When did your ancestor leave Britain for USA or Canada?

During more than 400 years, millions of Britons have emigrated to New England, USA and Canada. So it’s natural that we have many American clients enquiring about their ancestors from England, Scotland, […]