Tag Archives: Lincolnshire

The Genealogy Obsession

Just a quick note to say that this research is acting like a drug. The more you do it the more you want to do it. Even infinitessimal progress feels like a breakthough. Just confirming a date of birth feels epochal. And adding a new name to the tree is extraordinary — I find myself […]

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Spains, Spaynes and Plagues

To record or not to record, that is the genealogical question. I’ve just updated the website, making two major leaps of faith to fill in the family in the early to mid-nineteenth century. With only the knowledge that the Rev. Thomas was born in Lincoln, I searched for his father Thomas and came up with […]

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