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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.

Christmas Past in England

Christmas is widely believed to have originally been a mid-winter festival celebrating the Winter Solstice (shortest day of the year), [...]

2018-12-03T16:18:03+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Christmas Past in England

Linking Families – Bridging the Gap

One of the tasks I am often asked to do by clients is linking one family to another.  Often the [...]

2018-08-23T15:32:43+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Linking Families – Bridging the Gap

The Cost of Research

How much does it cost to research my family tree? Why can it be so expensive? These are two of [...]

2018-07-31T12:47:58+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Comments Off on The Cost of Research

Mother’s Day in the UK

Today Mother’s Day and Mothering Sunday are seen as the same day, and are celebrated at the same time, however [...]

2018-10-29T13:17:00+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Mother’s Day in the UK

The GRO Searchable Database

A Brief Background: Unlike Scotland, the birth, marriage and death certificates for England and Wales have never been available online. [...]

2018-04-24T14:43:20+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on The GRO Searchable Database

Genealogy and the Future

Christmas and the New Year celebrations are almost a distant memory. January is coming to a close, and some New [...]

2018-04-24T14:26:27+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Genealogy and the Future

Newsletter 2017

This year seems to have flown by and I can hardly believe it is time for my Christmas newsletter. The [...]

2018-12-03T16:14:10+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Newsletter 2017

The 4 Main Genealogy Records

There are many records the UK researcher can use, and this article will discuss the four main genealogy records.  Some [...]

2018-04-24T12:40:13+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on The 4 Main Genealogy Records

8 Tips to Get Started

I am often asked for advice by those who wish to start researching their family history. Too many times they [...]

2018-04-24T12:43:48+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Comments Off on 8 Tips to Get Started

Newsletter 2016

Your Family History magazine March 2016 The Christmas and the New Year period is generally a time [...]

2018-04-24T13:40:12+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Newsletter 2016

Brick walls or just pit stops?

Many family history researchers will encounter a ‘brick wall’ in their research at some point, but how many are true [...]

2018-04-24T14:06:52+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Brick walls or just pit stops?

Newsletter 2015

I wanted to thank all of you for your custom and family history research enquires since the business started in [...]

2018-04-24T14:11:13+00:00 December 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Newsletter 2015