Category Archives: Research notes

Revising the roots of the family tree

For me, one of the benefits of writing up the Atcherley family history is that it makes me review – and sometimes revise – the work I have already done. In pulling together a story, I look again at the … Continue reading

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Putting the genes into genealogy – Part 1

For many years, genealogists have constructed family trees, or pedigrees, by applying deductive reasoning (and in some cases blind faith or even wishful thinking) to oral and documentary evidence concerning individuals and their family relationships. Computers and the internet have … Continue reading

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