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.

Wordless Wednesday – Sisters

Wordless Wednesday: ‘Sisters’ Continue reading

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EVENT: Masterclass – Writing family history with author Richard Benson

Cambridge Literary Festival presents a Masterclass: Writing Family History with author Richard Benson. Continue reading

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The Great Great Rose and The Orphan

The Great Great Aunt – photograph of my great great aunt Rose Ellen Martin, with her niece Mary Goodge – a photo that would have been taken around the time that Mary lost both of her parents in war. Continue reading

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1931 England and Wales Census to be ‘free and online in 2015′

The British Archives has announced that the 1931 Census of England and Wales will be online and available for free in 2015. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The duckling and the Grandmother

Wordless Wednesday – this week, it’s a photo of my Grandmother in her childhood, cradling a duckling, circa 1938. Continue reading

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Surname Saturday: The Dewsbury family

This week’s Surname Saturday theme is the surname of DEWSBURY from the villages of Soham, Barway, Wilburton, Stretham and Little Thetford in Cambridgeshire. Continue reading

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In Pictures: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014

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In Pictures: Photographs from the 2014 3-day Who Do You Think You Are? Live show at London’s Olympia. Continue reading

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I’ve only GOON and registered a surname

On the second day of the 2014 Who Do You a Think You Are? Live show, I joined The Guild of One-Name Studies, and registered the surname of Yarrow. Continue reading

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Day Three: Who Do You Think You Are? 2014

Day Three – the final day of the 2014 Who Do You Think You Are? Live show at London’s Olympia. Continue reading

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Day Two: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014

Day Two of the 2014 Who Do You Think You Are? Live show at London’s Olympia. Continue reading

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