Category Archives: Family History

1900′s Smannell School Photograph

This is a photograph in an album from the Hampshire People family. The picture is probably taken at Smannell School around 1900. If you can identify anyone in this picture or the date it was taken please contact me Save … Continue reading

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April 2013 Using the Internet to learn how to do a one name study

April  2013  Using the Internet to  learn how to do a one name study Last Tuesday (16th April) I did a talk for Wiltshire Family History Society – Devizes Branch on “Using the Internet to learn how to do a … Continue reading

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The Hive Worcester Archives and Wiltshire Family History Website

March  2013  The Hive Worcester Archives and Wiltshire Family History Website Last Monday (5th March) I had my first visit to the new Worcester History Centre at The Hive in the centre of Worcester. Eileen went shopping while I spent … Continue reading

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William Peopell of Castle Eaton 1554

March  2013  William Peopell of Castle Eaton 1554 At the end of my session at the Wiltshire History Centre I looked at the books on parishes on the shelves. There was a slim volume by Audrey Tomlin on Castle Eaton … Continue reading

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One Name Guild Gloucestershire Regional Meeting at National Ullenwood February 2013

One Name Guild Regional Meeting at National Ullenwood February 2013 On Saturday 16th February Gerald Cooke organised another Gloucestershire Regional One Name Guild meeting at the National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham. There was a packed agenda which started at ten … Continue reading

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Earliest Peapell and Medieval Documents

February 2013  Earliest Peapell and Medieval Documents I have just finished a five week course on Medieval Documents run by Gillian Waters of Pharos. This is my second Pharos course the first was Helen Osborn’s Introduction to One Name Studies … Continue reading

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January 2013 A new year, A new beginning

January 2013  A new year, A new beginning A happy new year for 2013. What now. Well two things I have made good use of the Wiltshire Parish Marriages CDs for all parishes (published jointly by Wiltshire Family History Society … Continue reading

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September 2012 – Back at Last

September 2012 – Back at Last  I have had a very busy spring and summer but now autumn is here I can get down to the Family History again. Since Last April we have had an eight week break from … Continue reading

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Wiltshire Family History Society – Devizes

Wiltshire Family History Society – Devizes   On Tuesday the third of April I gave a talk at the Devizes branch of the Wiltshire Family History Society.  It was “Documenting Your Sources using family history software – Rootsmagic”. About 30 … Continue reading

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The Family of Henry and Sarah Peapell

Henry and Sarah Peapell   I have to thank Sean Barrett for some extra information on this post. I also spent some time at Wiltshire History Centre in Chippenham looking up information on the Zion Chapel  and was interested in … Continue reading

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