Sunday, 30 September 2012

Family Tree News 30 September 2012

On Friday, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio station did a piece on tracing your family tree. They featured a mixture of people about to begin researching their ancestors and some who had been doing it for a while. I joined in briefly with the broadcast too, as an advisor.

If you are about to get started on your family tree, you can find more tips on my website at

Sunday, 9 September 2012

Family Tree News 09 September 2012

Alan B contacted me this week with a helpful suggestion to add the tasteful old occupation of Coprolite Digger to the Dictionary of Old Occupations. I was able to add a lengthy definition to the dictionary. Many thanks to Alan for getting in touch.

Sunday, 2 September 2012

Family Tree News 02 September 2012

Thanks to Sue WM for getting in touch regarding two 1851 census occupations not listed on my site. I have added a definition for Marine Rope Dealer.

Am currently seeking info for Sue regarding the occupation of 'Grocer Biscuit Agent'. Please drop me a line via my contact form if you have any helpful info about this occupation.

With thanks to Terry who got in touch in August I have now added Pike Helve Maker, Spade Tree Turner and Spade Tree Maker to the Dictionary of Old Occupations.