Author Archives: Andrew Martin

About Andrew Martin

+Andrew Martin is owner and lead writer for History Repeating and Family Tree UK. Genealogist, historian, writer, photographer and would-be archaeologist. He'd love a time machine, but worries that it might take all the fun out of it.

Preparing for Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015

My WDYTYA? Live 2015 tickets have just arrived, and I’ve started my countdown to the show. Continue reading

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A world looking in: how a cousin’s photograph collection can boost your research

A world looking in – how near and distant cousins may hold the key to photographs of your family branch. Continue reading

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Happy 120th Birthday Ethel

Today (January 28th) is the 120th anniversary of Ethel May Martin’s birth – my great great aunt, to whom I am indebted with memories that helped power my early research into my family tree. Continue reading

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FindMyPast adds Hints to their tree builder

Taking a look at the new Beta Hints that have been launched at FindMyPast.co.uk – how do these differ from those on Ancestry? Were they worth the wait? Continue reading

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Fruit picking in Witchford orchards

A reproduced 1961 article on fruit picking at Dan Ward’s farm in Witchford, Cambridgeshire. Continue reading

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My Top 5 New Year Genealogy Resolutions for 2015

Here’s my 2015 genealogy resolutions to take me through my family history research over the next 12 months. What will yours be? Continue reading

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Those Top 5 New Year Genealogy Resolutions for 2014

How did i get on with completing my 2014 Genealogy Resolutions? Did I kill off my evil Gtx4 Grandmother? Did I write that book?… Continue reading

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Thank you for 7 years of reading

Today marks the 7th birthday of the History Repeating blog! Continue reading

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Start your family tree – the time is NOW

In what is the last few days of 2014, I’m thinking back through to last January and my 2014 genealogy resolutions (more on their progress or otherwise, and my 2015 ones to come). This year has been a busy one … Continue reading

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Famberry offering a larger ‘pot’ for your family tree

I’ve just had news from Steve Bardouille, the co-founder over at Famberry – they’ve just upgraded their package for users. They’re now offering a massive one terabyte of space to users who sign up (it’s for a limited time – … Continue reading

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