About: Clare O'Grady
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What started your interest in genealogy? Some intriguing family stories related to my mother’s ancestry in the north east of England. Research revealed they were mostly true (but not the Viking ancestry!) What are your specialist areas of interest and why have you chosen them? Nonconformity in my home county of Bucks and life in […]
What started your interest in genealogy? When Uncle Tom came to stay with us in 1976, I had no idea how significant his visit would prove to be. I remember asking my mum how Uncle Tom was related to us. She drew me a little family tree (which I still have!) and I was hooked. […]
What started your interest in genealogy? I grew up with a copy of my mother’s family tree on the wall so like many people naively assumed that it was ‘done’. My interest in books and local history led me to a job at Birmingham Library working in local studies and archives. And so I also […]
A short talk by Carol Bannister to find out how the Ecclesiastical Court Records can help you learn more about your ancestors. These records cover the behaviour of ordinary people between 1200 to about 1750.
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