Desperately Seeking Angie

Mary Angela Bridgeman is my paternal great grandmother and I have been searching for her for the last 3 years.  This is the second time a great grandmother has eluded me; it took me 2 years to find my maternal great grandmother and the joy at finding her final resting...

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Adoption Story : Helen

I have mentioned in previous fb posts about trying to help someone find their birth mother.  You have often wished me and her well in our search and I would now like to share the full story with you.  I have changed the...

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Adoption Story – My Sister

This blog post is about helping my younger sister to find her biological father.  I do have her permission to write this blog but she asked that I don’t use her name. I come from a family of 6 children; 3 biological and 3 adopted.  My mother tells me that even before...

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Starting Young

I am often asked by clients for advice on starting their Family History Research.  And when I think back when I started my research, the best piece of advice I could have done with was; Start When You Are Young(er) The reason being that if you leave it until you...

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Burial Records Online : Fingal

Still on the theme or burials/graveyards, a number of county councils have published some of their burial records online. One of these is Fingal County Council in North Dublin. They have published the burial record including the extract from the burial register which...

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