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.

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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Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 tickets now on sale

The tickets for the 2015 Who Do You Think You Are? Live show have gone on sale – but this time it’s moving to NEC Birmingham. Will you be going this year? Continue reading

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Surname Saturday: The Crisp family

Today’s SURNAME SATURDAY themed post takes a look at the CRISP family of Cambridgeshire, and unravels an old family story. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Sea Cadets

Today’s Wordless Wednesday themed post is a 1940s photograph of my grandfather at his Sea Cadet Corps. Continue reading

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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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