About Anne Sherman

Anne is a qualified genealogist and has been a family history researcher for over 30 years. In 2015 she completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Genealogy, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies, with Strathclyde University.

Don’t put off until tomorrow – talk about it this Christmas.

By |November 30th, 2015|

As Christmas draws near some of us will be planning to visit relations or have a family get-together. Often these occasions are one of the few when all of the family meet up (apart from weddings, christenings and funerals), but how often do you discuss family history or traditions?

In the genealogy magazine, Your Family Tree […]

Coats of Arms as Gifts

By |November 3rd, 2015|

As Christmas approaches and thoughts turn to the special gift we can give to friends and family, the catalogues selling personalised gifts nearly always included something along the lines of history of surnames or heraldry merchandise.  These catalogues would have you believe that everyone with the same surnames descends from the same wealthy family or have […]