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.

Is there a ghost in my family tree?

It’s not every day that you find a possible relative who was reportedly haunting a street. I turn ghost-hunter, meets ghost-buster, to see whether there’s any truth in the story. Continue reading

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Cambridgeshire Family History Fair 2014

A look back at the Cambridgeshire Family History Fair, which took place on October 25th 2014 at Girton, Cambridge. Continue reading

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Surname Saturday: The Haylock family

This week’s SURNAME SATURDAY themed post looks at the HAYLOCK family of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. Continue reading

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Happy 101st Birthday, Percy

Today would have been my paternal grandfather’s 101st Birthday. Here’s a little ‘happy birthday’ nod to him, and some photos from his life. Continue reading

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The BIG Family History Fair returns in 2015

The BIG Family History Fair is set to return, again to St Ives’ Burgess Hall, on 2nd May 2015. Continue reading

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Julie Walters to open new UK Who Do You Think You Are? TV series

The new series of the UK series of Who Do You Think You Are? is to open with Julie Walters, on BBC One. Continue reading

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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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