Essential Reading

'I have been a family historian for more than 40 years, and a professional historian for over 30, but as I read it, I was constantly encountering new ways of looking at my family history....Essential reading I would say!' Alan Crosby, WDYTYA Magazine

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Christmas Present with a difference for the Family Historian

Find out more about your ancestors' physical appearance.
It Runs in the Family: Understanding More About Your Ancestors, (The History Press, 2013) by Ruth A. Symes
A 'forensic' family history book - with chapters on eyes, teeth, hair, beards, stature, distinguishing features, cuff links, tattoos, rings, brooches, buttons, perfume, and dogs! 

Buy now as a book or a Kindle download.
'A family history book with a difference'
'An entertaining and informative read'

Monday, 24 November 2014

Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past

Just sent my new book, 

Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past (Pen and Sword, 2015) 

to the publishers! 

Friday, 14 November 2014

New book almost finished - Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past

Great news.... My third family history book is almost finished.

Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past  (Pen and Sword Books, 2015)

With chapters on: husbands and fathers, wives and mothers, infants, sons and daughters, aunts, uncles and cousins, grandparents and great-grandparents 
Plus a chapter on friends, neighbours and club associates.

Christmas Presents for the Family Historian

Wondering what to get the genealogist in your family for Xmas?

Look no further.....