Posts Tagged With: Family History

Family Trees

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Todays meeting is underway. Today we are looking at how to research our own family trees.

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Records Office Trip

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Todays meet at the records office has been a success.  Our Members have been researching the history of Peatling Magna.

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WW1 soldier diaries

WW1 soldier diaries have been published online. You can now read the accounts online for what life was like on the front line.

Follow the links below for more information

National Archives: diaries online
BBC News: WWI soldiers diaries

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Every Name Has a Story

Newcastle University student has posted a a step by step guide on researching the names found on War Memorials. Click here for the video of the guide. It is only 6 minuets.

Why not try this yourself with your local War Memorial, or a family relative you know served during WWI or WWII?

These sites below are a good starting point and used in the video clip above.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Ancestry (You do have to pay for this site. Get permission from your parents or guardians first).

Digital Memory Book

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