My great great uncle died in a Devon copper mine as he tried to rescue two comrades from a sudden flood caused by a storm at the East Crebor mine, Tavistock, Devon, England in 1880.
“My name is Sophia. I am 15 years old. I am one of 4 children, with two brothers age 10 and 7 and a sister who is 4. Our father is a miner at the local mine, and I am… Read More ›
“Pasties & Places” It took 4 hours to drive from our Cotswolds home to the Newquay area yesterday, only 208 miles but lots of comfort breaks! First stop on this GenTravelling holiday was St Agnes, the small village on the… Read More ›
Imaginative ancestry means creating a picture in your mind’s eye of the conditions in which your ancestors, or a particular group of them, lived. But you won’t create this picture by looking at birth certificates, probate documents, old photographs, newspaper… Read More ›