Alice West discovered

For the full background on this subject please see here. A couple of months ago I acquired a CD with the Parish records for St Nicholas (Chiswick) from 1855 to…

Wiltshire roots

My relative Caroline has been incredibly helpful with my quest to discover my ancestors, and the other day she spotted something very obvious that I'd missed. Back in August I…

A family tree mystery solved

Those of you who have been following my family tree exploits here on dadams.co.uk (so that's my brother Steve and perhaps one other person) will know that I've experienced two…

Random quote of the day

Big news just in from the BBC... "Actress Patsy Kensit has said she was so upset to find her grandfather was a criminal on TV show Who Do You Think…

Searching for Alice West

The family tree project is going well, but there are still a few gaps to be filled in for the mid and late-19th century. I received an incredible amount of…

Family tree update

A few evenings spent digging through census records have revealed quite a lot. Getting hold of my grandparents' birth certificates will make some of my findings certain, but I'm 99%…