Started by Judith Mary Buckley. Last reply by Darris G. Williams Sep 9.
Started by Margaret Elizabeth Jones Apr 15, 2015.
Started by Treetectives Oct 21, 2013.
Tips and tricks for successful researching
In preparation for the Welsh Family & Community History course at British Institute next month I have been reading a lot more than usual. I keep finding great sources and worry that there is too much to share during the week long course. This morning I finished reading Searching for Family and Community History in Wales which was edited by Rheinallt Llwyd and D. Huw Owen.
This is one of the top…Continue
Posted by Darris G. Williams on September 9, 2016 at 1:22pm
THIS NEW BLOG is for the descendants of Abel Evans (1812-1866) and Mary Jones Evans (1827-1895). It's purpose to to explore their ancestors, their siblings, and their cousins.
Many Evans' and Jones' family members are discovering new sources. The sources often support the assertions on family trees. For this we give thanks to the diligent genealogists who preceded us. But sometimes, often…Continue
Posted by Max J. Evans on October 16, 2014 at 9:18pm
Detailed maps for Wales are now available online. This is one of the best tools for family history research. Grasping the geographical context that our ancestors lived in is critical.
Posted by Darris G. Williams on March 15, 2014 at 11:23am
I have done a lot of research on my Evans family but have really run into a snag at William Evans, born 25 September 1796. He was born in Clyneithrim Llangefelach Glamorgan. He married Catherine Howell 28 April 1821 at Llangiwg church, also in Glamorgan. Catherine Howell was born 10 April 1798 in Penlan Cwmllynfell Glamorgan and is the daughter of John Howell. Has anybody else been looking for either of these ancestors? I, for the life of me, cannot get any information prior to William…Continue
Posted by Barbara Baldwin on March 6, 2014 at 5:24pm
I've heard that doing family history without maps is like painting with your eyes shut. If you try without, then find a good map you'll understand. For a few years there has been a great set of online parish maps for England but until this month Wales was not included. The site has not been fully updated and additional functionality should be available soon. The parish maps for Wales are available now and that is the critical data. The rest will be a bonus.
Visit the website…Continue
Posted by Darris G. Williams on January 17, 2014 at 4:21pm