What's New

Forthcoming events and updates to my research, writing, books and reviews.

June

An update to Pit Lasses Research - Huddersfield Area. Information about the life of No 205 Emily Margaret Patterson, Flockton has been added.

May

A talk on 13th May about Using Newspapers as Historical Sources to Kettering Branch of Northamptonshire Family History Society

A talk on 24th May via Zoom about Historical Investigations Using Newspapers to Buckinghamshire Family History Society.

April

A talk on 30th April via Zoom about Breach of Promise to Marry to Berkshire Family History Society.

March

A new page has been added the the Jarratts Roll of Dishonour, Boys will be Boys, recounting a few of the misadventures that were reported in local newspapers.

A talk on 6th March to Hampshire Genealogy Group via Zoom - What’s in a Name?

February

Two Jarratts pages have been updated. One outlining an incident involving Elizabeth Hall and Richard Grimshaw in October 1930. The other about the sale of Jarratts Buildings in March 1946.

A talk on 12th February via Zoom about Unusual Forenames to Oxfordshire Family History Society.

A talk on 14th February via Zoom about Breach of Promise to Marry to Gloucester Family History Society.

A talk on 15th February via Zoom about Breach of Promise to Marry to Airedale & Wharfedale Family History Society.

A talk on 19th February about Breach of Promise to Marry to Northampton Family History Society.

January 2024

An article about Walter Turnberry has been added to the Breach of Promise New Discoveries page.
His Just Desserts.