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.

Tombstone Tuesday – The Harrison family grave

Today’s TOMBSTONE TUESDAY post returns to Little Downham and finds a delightful example of 19th century headstone for the Harrison family. Continue reading

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Expert speakers revealed for 2014 Cambridgeshire Family History Fair

The Cambridgeshire Family History Society has confirmed the guest speakers for this year’s Cambridgeshire Family History Fair. A series of announcements via their Facebook Page, have revealed the following experts will be talking at the Fair on 25th October 2014. Author, … Continue reading

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CONFIRMED: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 goes to Birmingham NEC

Who Do You Think You Are? Live confirm that their 2015 show will be held on 16-18th April at Birmingham NEC. Continue reading

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Privacy and the Genealogist

How are you handling data privacy in your family tree research? Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – The Flower family

Surname Saturday – This week it’s the turn of the FLOWER family of Cambridgeshire – an unusual surname, that took on a harrowing battle at home. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Ely Cathedral

Wordless Wednesday: Today’s photograph shows Ely Cathedral enjoying the sunshine. Continue reading

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Family History Fair returns to Cambridge in 2014

Cambridge plays host to another Family History Fair on Saturday 25th October 2014. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Gottle O’ Geer

Wordless Wednesday – Frederick Vernon Cross with his ventriloquist dummies in 1909 (aged 13.5yrs). Continue reading

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Website launched to commemorate the Lives Of The First World War

IWM and DC Thomson Family History launch Lives Of The First World War website – creating a digital memorial celebrating the bravery of those who contributed to the WW1 effort in the Commonwealth. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Remembering a tragic barn fire in Burwell

Today’s ‘Tombstone Tuesday’ post features a headstone remembering 78 people who died in a tragic barn fire in Burwell, Cambridgeshire in 1727. Continue reading

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