Blog Post Index

Hopefully this page will help you navigate your way through my blog. I have created a complete list of posts and pages, along a brief description and a link to the post. And I’ve also categorised them according to subject.

At some point, if I ever get time, I will create an index of all surnames mentioned in my blogs. Please let me know if you would find this useful.

Finally, I would be grateful if you could let me know of any broken links or amendments to this index. It took quite some time to put together and the odd ones may have slipped through!

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PAGES

  • About – This details my family history research background.
  • Research Services and Fees – Details of the type of work I undertake and associated fees

POSTS

  1. Death by Lightning – Cemeteries and Graveyards; Death Causes; Hallas Family History; Parish Registers; Kirkburton
  2. A Census “In-Betweener” – Census; Gavan Family History; Hill Family History; Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Inquests
  3. Family History Fair Tips for Beginners – Family History Fairs; Family History Tips
  4. Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1) – Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Clergy; Cheshire Regiment; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; WW1
  5. Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Haynes Family History; Captain Webb; Shropshire; Staffordshire
  6. The Battle of Bellewaarde, 16 June 1915: A Batley Woman’s Efforts to Discover her Royal Scots Fusilier Husband’s FateBatley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Royal Scots Fusiliers; WW1
  7. Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA – Part 1 – Genetic Genealogy, DNA Test
  8. Yorkshire Family History Fair – a Celebration of Family History from Yorkshire and Beyond – General Family History; Family History Fairs; Family History Tips
  9. Bigamy in Batley Batley; Drighlington; Burnett Family History
  10. Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA “Operation Spit and Swab” – Part 2 – Genetic Genealogy; DNA Test
  11. Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Burnett Family History; Chimney Sweeps; Drighlington; Durham; Newcastle upon Tyne; Northumberland; Poor Law;
  12. My County Mayo Family and The National Library of Ireland Catholic Parish Registers County Mayo; Ireland; Family History Tips
  13. Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA – No Silver Bullet – Part 1 – Genetic Genealogy; DNA Test
  14. Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment); Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Green Howards; Rugby League; WW1
  15. Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Burnett Family History; Chimney Sweeps; Durham; Newcastle upon Tyne; Northumberland; Occupations; Poor Law
  16. Attempted Murder in Halton? The Perverse Joy of Old Newspapers – Crime; Halton; Hill family history
  17. My Family History Inspiration – Callaghan Family History
  18. Parish Registers: Brick Wall Breakers and Mystery Creators – Family History Tips; Parish Registers
  19. The Mysterious Wartime Disappearance of Sweethearts In Bridlington and the Batley Cemetery Link – Batley; Bridlington; WW1
  20. Pte. Jesse Hill, 6th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry): 13 November 1895 – 19 September 1915 – Batley; Hill Family History; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; WW1
  21. Pro Patria, Pro Rege, Pro Familia: WW1 Centenary Visit – Batley; Hill Family History; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; WW1
  22. A Family Casualty: 12 October 1915 Dewsbury Tram Disaster – “It’s Just Like Ypres”Dewsbury; Jennings Family History; Transport Accidents; WW1
  23. Oliver Rhodes and the Morley Car Accident of 1910 – Morley; Rhodes family history; Transport Accidents
  24. Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Body Snatchers; Cemeteries and Graveyards; East Ardsley; Hudson Family History; Leeds
  25. Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 2 – Body Snatchers; Cemeteries and Graveyards; East Ardsley; Hudson Family History; Leeds
  26. Remembered by Families in Batley Cemetery; Remembered by the CGWC Elsewhere – Batley; Cemeteries and Graveyards; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; WW1
  27. Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Baby Names; Boer Wars; Crimean War; Hartlepool; Whitby; WW1
  28. WW1 Remembrance in Verse: “In Memoriam” and “Roll of Honour” Newspaper Columns – Batley; WW1
  29. Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 1 – “The Home Beautiful” – Batley; Christmas; WW1
  30. Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 2 – Gifts Galore for Man Woman and Child – Batley; Christmas; WW1
  31. Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 3 – Food for Man and Beast – Batley; Christmas; Food and Recipes; WW1
  32. Christmas Party Tips and Etiquette: 1915 – Batley; Christmas; WW1
  33. Another Blogging Mystery Solved – The Liebster Award – General Blogging
  34. My Bizarre Christmas-Associated Family Name – AKA There’s More to Family History than DNA – Baby Names; Genetic Genealogy; Jennings Family History
  35. My 2015 Blogging Year In Review: A San Francisco Cable Car – Annual Review; Blogging
  36. Family History 2016: My Genealogy New Year’s Resolutions – General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  37. January Sale: Huddersfield and District Family History Society Publications – Huddersfield and District Family History Society
  38. Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2016 – Workshops – Family History Fairs
  39. Top Ten Genealogy/Family History Books by a Self-Confessed Bookworm – Books; Family History Tips
  40. I Left it Too Late: Batley’s Greenhill Mills Destroyed – Batley; Wool/Shoddy Industry
  41. A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Batley; Food and Recipes; Germany; Keighley; Liversedge; Naturalisation Records; Occupations; Schulz/Schofield Family; WW1
  42. Education, Education, Education: My Family History Learning – Family History Courses
  43. King’s Cross War Memorial for Railwaymen – Railways; War Memorials; WW1
  44. Obsolete Mayo Family History Website: WayBack Machine to the Rescue – County Mayo; Family History Tips
  45. Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Striking a Light on Captain Webb – Haynes Family History; Captain Webb; Shropshire; Staffordshire
  46. A Short Life Remembered: Margaret Hill – Batley; Death Causes; Illness & Diseases; Hill Family History; Medical Officer Annual Reports
  47. We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Register Books – War Memorials; Batley; Lavenham: Soothill; Suffolk; WW1
  48. A Shout out for Libraries – A Family History Gateway – Batley; Family History Tips; Libraries
  49. A Bit of Good NewsFamily History Courses
  50. My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Callaghan Family history; County Mayo; Emigration and Immigration; Ireland; Massachusetts; USA
  51. What a Difference a Year Can Make – Calendar ConfusionFamily History Tips; General Family History; Calendar Change
  52. My ‘Holey’ Birthplace Pedigree: The (Bad) Luck of Irish AncestryFamily History Tips; General Family History; Pedigree Charts
  53. Cancer, Colic, Chest Complaints and Constipation – Causes of Death Death Causes; Family History Tips; General Family History; Illness and Diseases; Pedigree Charts
  54. The Fateful Effects of Intemperance: Knife Crime and Premature Death – Crime; Death Causes; Halton; Hill Family History;
  55. WDYTYA? Live 2016: So much to do, So little time – General Family History; Family History Fairs
  56. Murderous Assaults with Poker and Rope: The (Un)fortunate William Gavan – Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Court Records; Crime; Gavan family history
  57. Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a PolicemanBatley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Court Records; Crime; Inquests; Murder; Occupations; Peet Family History; Police
  58. Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 Burnett Family History; Chimney Sweeps; Drighlington; Gypsies; Newcastle upon Tyne; Poor Law
  59. The Start of My One-Name Study – Aveyard Family History; One-Name Study
  60. Visit Tips for Archives – Archives; Family History Tips
  61. Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Part 1 – Archives; Batley; Court Records; Gavan Family History
  62. Elation and Frustration: The Reality of Family History Research – Archives; General Family History; Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  63. Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Kissing Cousins – Part 2 – Archives; Batley; Court Records; Jennings Family History
  64. You’ve a Mother and a Father. That’s All You Need to Know – Borough Court Records – Part 3 – Archives; Batley; Court Records; Gavan Family History
  65. Pigeon Stealing in Batley – Archives; Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Court Records; Reformatory and Industrial Schools
  66. Letters: Life, Love, Death and the Somme – Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; Somme; WW1
  67. Somme Centenary Commemorations – Thiepval, 1 July 2016 – Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Thiepval Memorial; Somme; WW1
  68. Brothers-in-Arms – Batley; Hanging Heaton; Hill Family History; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; Royal Artillery; Suffolk; WW1; WW2
  69. Family History Research Tips – Family History Tips
  70. Aveyard One-Name Study Update – Aveyard Family History; One-Name Study
  71. Hidden Names: Indecisive and Tricky to Downright Confusing Ancestors – Baby Names; Family History Tips; General Register Office (GRO) Indexes
  72. Ordinary Lives: Family History is Best Left in the Graves of Our Ancestors? – General Family History
  73. A Short Life Remembered: King Cholera’s Deadly Reign – Burnett Family History; Death Causes; Drighlington; Illnesses and Diseases
  74. What Type of Family Historian Are You? – General Family History
  75. Fabulous News for Those with Irish Ancestry? – Family History Tips; General Register Office Indexes – Ireland; Ireland
  76. My New Toy: Irish Births, Marriages and Deaths – Family History Tips; General Register Office Indexes – Ireland; Ireland
  77. How Big a Family History Addict Are You? – General Family History
  78. Ley Lines of the Somme: An Amazing Somme Centenary Experience – Batley; Hill Family History; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; Somme; WW1
  79. Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family – Coal Mining; Death Causes; Halton; Occupations; Womack Family History
  80. Another Family History Website Bites the Dust – Coal Mining; Family History Tips; Occupations
  81. Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 2 Occupations; Silk Industry
  82. Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 3Occupations; Silk Industry
  83. A New Chapter in my Family History General Family History
  84. Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 1Occupations; Silk Industry
  85. Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 4Occupations; Silk Industry
  86. General Register Office (GRO) Indexes: New and Free – Family History Tips; General Register Office (GRO) Indexes
  87. Start of my Healey, Batley WW1 Remembrance Project – Batley; WW1
  88. WDYTYA? Live 2017 Preparations – Tickets on Sale – Family History Fairs
  89. A Short Life Remembered – Resurrecting the GRO Dead – Death Causes; Family History Tips; General Register Office (GRO) Indexes; Hill Family History
  90. A Setback to my Healey War Memorial Project – Batley; Libraries; WW1
  91. Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions WorkBatley; Death Causes; Occupations; Munitions Work; Women’s History; WW1
  92. Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s Love – Cassidy Family History; County Mayo; Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment); Hartlepool; King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; Scarborough; Whitby; WW1
  93. A Curate’s Egg of Family History 2016 New Year’s Resolutions – Annual Review; General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  94. A Christmas Carro(l) and Other Festive Names – Baby Names; Christmas; General Family History
  95. New Year, Clean Slate: My 2017 New Year’s Resolutions – General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  96. My 2016 Blogging Year Review – Annual Review; Blogging
  97. Final Fanfare for 2016 – Annual Review; General Family History
  98. Is Family History ‘Proper’ History – General Family History
  99. Finding Your Brontë Links – Brontë Family; Dewsbury; General Family History; Hartshead; Haworth; Thornton, West Yorkshire; Wellington, Shropshire; Wethersfield, Essex
  100. A Short Life Remembered – Death by Dentition – Death Causes; Dentition; Jennings Family History
  101. Healey, Batley Remembrance Project – 1918 Electoral Register List of Men Batley; Electoral Reform/Registers; WW1
  102. A Library is Not a Luxury But One of the Necessities of Life – Batley; Libraries
  103. The Early History of Batley Carnegie Library – Providing World Book Day for Thousands of Days and Multiple Generations – Batley; Libraries
  104. A Dirty Tale from a Yorkshire Town – Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Death Causes
  105. The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Clergy; Lancaster; Railways; Transport Accidents
  106. Mother-in-Law Murder – Unlucky Friday 13th – Batley; Capital Punishment; Crime; Murder; Scalberd Family History
  107. Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2017- A Very Different Show Experience – Family History Fairs
  108. Batman – My Family History Superhero – Batley; Cassidy Family History; County Mayo; Royal Air Force; WW1
  109. Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull BrothersClerkenwell; Death Causes; East Yorkshire Regiment; Hospitals; Hull Family History; King’s Royal Rifle Corps; Somme; WW1
  110. The Demise of Who Do You Think You Are? Live – Family History Fairs
  111. What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Churches Conservation Trust; Holidays; Parish Registers; Shropshire; Wroxeter; WW1; WW2
  112. My New Collaboration: Commemorating Rugby League Players of the Great War – Books; Rugby League; WW1
  113. There’s No Point in Voting – Electoral Reform/Registers; General Family History
  114. Living DNA: I’m Not Who I Thought I Was – Genetic Genealogy; DNA Test
  115. Will Some Kind Hand in a Foreign Land Place a Flower on my Son’s Grave – Commonwealth War Graves Commission; WW1
  116. Access to Archives – What Price and What Cost? – Archives; General Family History
  117. A Grave Plot: Rest in Peace – Cemeteries and Graveyards; General Family History
  118. Lost in France (or Belgium)? Not Me, Thanks to a Friendly LinesMan – Family History Tips; WW1
  119. Family History Alert: Launch of a New General Register Office (GRO) Extended PDF Pilot for Certificates – Family History Tips; General Register Office (GRO) Indexes
  120. The Tale Behind a Tin: A Soldier’s Story – King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; Sorby Family History; Warmfield; WW1
  121. Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Cemeteries and Graveyards; Cornwall; General Family History; Harrogate; Lancashire; Leeds
  122. Mischief Night – Customs; Leeds; Yorkshire
  123. Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Crime; Dewsbury; Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment); Huddersfield; Jubb Family History; Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment); WW1
  124. The Camera Doesn’t Lie – But the Caption Might. A Lesson in Family History Evidence – Family History Tips; Hill Family History
  125. Mock Duck, Potato Pastry and Carrot Plum Pudding: Christmas 1917 in Batley and Beyond – Batley; Christmas; Food and Recipes; WW1; Yorkshire
  126. My 2017 Family History Review – Life Got in the Way – Annual Review; General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  127. My Top 12 Family History Suggestions for the New Year – Family History Tips; General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  128. 2018 Family History New Year’s Resolutions (Otherwise Known as Rewarding Challenges) – General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  129. The Accidental Blogger – My 2017 Review – Annual Review; Blogging
  130. Z Day Minus 7 Months – Book Update – Books; Rugby League; WW1
  131. The Changing Landscape of Family History – Archives; General Family History; Internet Genealogy Providers
  132. Z Day Minus 6 Months – Book Update – Books; Rugby League; WW1
  133. Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment); Football; Huddersfield; WW1; Yorkshire
  134. Why Waste Time and Money Researching your Family History? General Family History
  135. Windrush Landing Cards: How Could This Happen? – Archives; General Family History; Emigration and Immigration
  136. A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Barnoldswick; Holidays; Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service; Rohilla; Royal National Lifeboat Institution; Shipwrecks; Transport Accidents; Whitby; WW1
  137. The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Anderson Family History; Barnoldswick; Downes Family History; Probate; Rohilla; Shipwrecks; Transport Accidents; Whitby; WW1
  138. Happy Father’s Day 2018 Dad – The 1st Without You – Hill Family History
  139. The Family History Show – York 2018 – General Family History; Family History Fairs
  140. Irish DNA Breakthrough – Callaghan Family history; County Mayo; DNA; Emigration and Immigration; Genetic Genealogy; Ireland; Massachusetts; USA
  141. Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Callaghan Family history; County Mayo; Emigration and Immigration; Family History Tips; Ireland; Massachusetts; Naturalisation Records; USA
  142. Book Update: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern Union – Book; Rugby League; WW1
  143. From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Army Service Corps; Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Germany; Grenadier Guards; Ireland; Manning Family History; Prisoners of War; Royal Navy; Royal Naval Division; WW1
  144. Churching, Mortuaries and Baptism Fees: A Woodkirk TerrierArchives; Church Fees; West Ardsley; Woodkirk
  145. Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Bridlington; Dewsbury; Earlsheaton; Family History Tips; Gibson Family History; Parish Registers; Soothill; Thompson Family History
  146. Tripe Tales – Food Nostalgia – Batley; Food and Recipes; General Family History
  147. Published: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern – Book; Rugby League; WW1
  148. A Week to Remember – Book; Rugby League; WW1
  149. How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Bury; Callaghan Family History; County Mayo; Ireland; Irish Guards; Family History Tips; Leeds; Pensions; WW1; Yorkshire
  150. Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Batley; Death Causes; Flu Pandemic; Illness and Diseases; Medical Officer Annual Reports; WW1
  151. ‘Historical Vandalism’ as More Archive Services Come Under Threat – Archives
  152. The Golden Boot or a Christmas Turkey? My Genealogy Resolutions for 2018 Annual Review; General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  153. The New Year’s Resolutions of a Family Historian – General Family History; New Year’s Resolutions
  154. The Confessions of a Blogger: Review 2019 – Annual Review; Blogging
  155. Transcription Tuesday 2019 – Your Chance to Give Something Back to Family History – Archives; General Family History
  156. How to Pick a Baby’s Name – Enid Blyton Inspiration – Baby Names; Books; General Family History
  157. Shrouds of the Somme – Hitchin; Pateman Family History; Royal Berkshire Regiment; Somme; WW1
  158. Don’t Let Parish Register Indexes and Online Searches Lead You Down The Family History Garden Path – Family History Tips; Internet Genealogy Providers; Parish Registers
  159. My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Aveyard Family History; Dewsbury; East Ardsley; Hanging Heaton; Morley; One-Name Study; Yorkshire
  160. The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Clergy; Crime; Family History Tips; Halliwell Family History; Hanging Heaton; Mathews Family History
  161. Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Batley; Death Causes; Family History Tips; General Family History; Medical Officer Annual Reports; Statistics
  162. A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Batley; Batley Irish and/or Catholics; Capital Punishment; County Mayo; Court Records; Crime; Harrogate; Inquests; Morley Family History; Murder; Stratton Family History
  163. From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Aveyard Family History; Census; Cheshire; Lancashire; Occupations; One-Name Study; Statistics; Yorkshire
  164. Family History Search Tips – Aveyard Family History; Family History Tips; Internet Genealogy Providers
  165. Gone Fishing – Newton-by-the-Sea Past and Present – Archbold Family History; Blair Family History; Carss Family History; Cuthbertson Family History; Fishing Industry Occupations; Holidays; Hortensia; Inquests; Medical Officer Annual Reports; Newton-by-the-Sea; Northumberland; Occupations; Royal National Lifeboat Institution; Shipwrecks; Stefano Padre; Transport Accidents
  166. A Personal Post: The End of an Era – Family History Courses
  167. The Fair Weather Genealogist – Summer Research Tips – Family History Tips
  168. Pioneers of the FIFA Women’s World Cup: The First Football Internationals – Football; Women’s History
  169. The Shocking Death of George Aveyard – Aveyard Family History; Death Causes; Gildersome; Inquests; One-Name Study
  170. The Family History Show 2019 – A Family History Get Together In YorkGeneral Family History; Family History Fairs
  171. Yesterday is History: You ARE Family History – Family History Tips; General Family History
  172. An Example if Delayed Death Registration – Andrew CallaghanCallaghan Family History; Death Causes; Inquests; Transport Accidents; Wakefield
  173. Guess Who? Photo FrustrationEardley Family History; Family History Tips; General Family History; Haynes Family History; Staffordshire
  174. An Aveyard Mining DeathAveyard Family History; Birstall; Coal Mining; Death Causes; Inquests; One-Name Study
  175. The Mystery of the Body Dumped in BatleyBatley; Cemeteries and Graveyards; Crime; Critchley Family History; Death Causes; Inquests; Police; Yorkshire
  176. The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Batley; Coal Mining; Dewsbury; Occupations; Poor Law; Yorkshire
  177. Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Birkenshaw; Coal Mining; Gomersal; Ibbetson Family History; Occupations; Ovenden; Queensbury; Yorkshire
  178. Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror Batley; Capital Punishment; Court Records; Crime; Death Causes; Firth Family History; Harris Family History; Hospitals; Inquests; Mills; Murder; Occupations; Preston Family History; Sharp(e) Family History; Staffordshire; Yorkshire
  179. Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenAnne Lister; Coal Mining; Death Causes; Halifax; Occupations; Yorkshire
  180. Mining Genealogy Gold – A Hidden Gem in Leeds Central Library – Coal Mining; Family History Tips; General Family History; Occupations; Yorkshire
  181. A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting Batley; Brearey Family History; Court Records; Crime; Death Causes; Family History Tips; Inquests; Murder; Sharp(e) Family History; WW1

TOPICS

Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

  • Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Post 14

Anderson Family History

  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Anne Lister

  • Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenPost 179

Annual Review

  • A Curate’s Egg of Family History 2016 New Year’s Resolutions – Post 93
  • Final Fanfare for 2016 – Post 97
  • My 2015 Blogging Year In Review: A San Francisco Cable Car – Post 35
  • My 2016 Blogging Year Review – Post 96
  • My 2017 Family History Review – Life Got in the Way – Post 126
  • The Accidental Blogger – My 2017 Review – Post 12
  • The Confessions of a Blogger: Review 2019 – Post 154
  • The Golden Boot or a Christmas Turkey? My Genealogy Resolutions for 2018 – Post 152

Archbold Family History

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Archives

  • Access to Archives – What Price and What Cost? – Post 116
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Part 1 – Post 61
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Kissing Cousins – Part 2 – Post 63
  • Churching, Mortuaries and Baptism Fees: A Woodkirk Terrier – Post 144
  • Elation and Frustration: The Reality of Family History Research – Post 62
  • ‘Historical Vandalism’ as More Archive Services Come Under Threat – Post 151
  • Pigeon Stealing in Batley – Post 65
  • The Changing Landscape of Family History – Post 131
  • Transcription Tuesday 2019 – Your Chance to Give Something Back to Family History – Post 155
  • Visit Tips for Archives – Post 60
  • Windrush Landing Cards: How Could This Happen? – Post 135
  • You’ve a Mother and a Father. That’s All You Need to Know – Borough Court Records – Part 3 – Post 64

Army Service Corps

  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Aveyard Family History

  • An Aveyard Mining Death – Post 174
  • Aveyard One-Name Study Update – Post 70
  • Family History Search Tips – Post 164
  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163
  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • The Shocking Death of George Aveyard – Post 169
  • The Start of My One-Name Study – Post 59

Baby Names

  • A Christmas Carro(l) and Other Festive Names – Post 94
  • Hidden Names: Indecisive and Tricky to Downright Confusing Ancestors – Post 71
  • How to Pick a Baby’s Name – Enid Blyton Inspiration – Post 156
  • My Bizarre Christmas-Associated Family Name – AKA There’s More to Family History than DNA – Post 34
  • Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Post 27

Barnoldswick

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Batley

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • A Census “In-Betweener” – Post 2
  • A Dirty Tale from a Yorkshire Town – Post 104
  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41
  • A Library is Not a Luxury But One of the Necessities of Life – Post 102
  • A Setback to my Healey War Memorial Project – Post 90
  • A Short Life Remembered: Margaret Hill – Post 46
  • A Shout out for Libraries – A Family History Gateway – Post 48
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Post 14
  • Batman – My Family History Superhero – Post 108
  • Bigamy in Batley – Post 9
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Part 1– Post 61
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Kissing Cousins – Part 2 – Post 63
  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • Christmas Party Tips and Etiquette: 1915 – Post 32
  • Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions Work – Post 91
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 1 – “The Home Beautiful” – Post 29
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 2 – Gifts Galore for Man Woman and Child – Post 30
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 3 – Food for Man and Beast – Post 31
  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143
  • Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Post 150
  • Healey, Batley Remembrance Project – 1918 Electoral Register List of Men – Post 101
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • I Left it Too Late: Batley’s Greenhill Mills Destroyed – Post 40
  • Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Post 161
  • Letters: Life, Love, Death and the Somme – Post 66
  • Ley Lines of the Somme: An Amazing Somme Centenary Experience – Page 78
  • Mock Duck, Potato Pastry and Carrot Plum Pudding: Christmas 1917 in Batley and Beyond – Post 125
  • Mother-in-Law Murder – Unlucky Friday 13th – Post 106
  • Murderous Assaults with Poker and Rope: The (Un)fortunate William Gavan – Post 56
  • Pigeon Stealing in Batley – Post 65
  • Pro Patria, Pro Rege, Pro Familia: WW1 Centenary Visit – Post 21
  • Pte. Jesse Hill, 6th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry): 13 November 1895 – 19 September 1915 – Post 20
  • Remembered by Families in Batley Cemetery; Remembered by the CGWC Elsewhere – Post 26
  • Start of my Healey, Batley WW1 Remembrance Project – Post 87
  • The Battle of Bellewaarde, 16 June 1915: A Batley Woman’s Efforts to Discover her Royal Scots Fusilier Husband’s Fate – Post 6
  • The Early History of Batley Carnegie Library – Providing World Book Day for Thousands of Days and Multiple Generations – Post 103
  • The Mysterious Wartime Disappearance of Sweethearts In Bridlington and the Batley Cemetery Link – Post 19
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175
  • The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Post 176
  • Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1 – Post 4
  • The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Post 105
  • Tripe Tales – Food Nostalgia – Post 146
  • We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Register Books – Post 47
  • WW1 Remembrance in Verse: “In Memoriam” and “Roll of Honour” Newspaper Columns – Post 28
  • You’ve a Mother and a Father. That’s All You Need to Know – Borough Court Records – Part 3 – Post 64

Batley Irish and/or Catholics

  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • A Census “In-Betweener”Post 2
  • A Dirty Tale from a Yorkshire Town – Post 104
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Post 14
  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143
  • Letters: Life, Love, Death and the Somme – Post 66
  • Murderous Assaults with Poker and Rope: The (Un)fortunate William Gavan – Post 56
  • Pigeon Stealing in Batley – Post 65
  • Somme Centenary Commemorations – Thiepval, 1 July 2016 – Post 67
  • The Battle of Bellewaarde, 16 June 1915: A Batley Woman’s Efforts to Discover her Royal Scots Fusilier Husband’s Fate – Post 6
  • The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Post 105
  • Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1 – Post 4

Birkenshaw

  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177

Birstall

  • An Aveyard Mining Death – Post 174

Blair Family History

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Blogging

  • Another Blogging Mystery Solved – The Liebster Award – Post 33
  • My 2015 Blogging Year In Review: A San Francisco Cable Car – Post 35
  • My 2016 Blogging Year Review – Post 96
  • The Accidental Blogger – My 2017 Review – Post 129
  • The Confessions of a Blogger: Review 2019 – Post 154

Body Snatchers

  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 24
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 25

Boer Wars

  • Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Post 27

Books

  • A Week to Remember – Page 148
  • Book Update: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern Union – Post 142
  • How to Pick a Baby’s Name – Enid Blyton Inspiration – Post 156
  • My New Collaboration: Commemorating Rugby League Players of the Great War – Post 112
  • Published: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern – Post 147
  • Top Ten Genealogy/Family History Books by a Self-Confessed Bookworm – Post 39
  • Z Day Minus Seven Months – Book Update – Post 130
  • Z Day Minus 6 Months – Book Update – Post 132

Brearey Family History

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181

Bridlington

  • The Mysterious Wartime Disappearance of Sweethearts In Bridlington and the Batley Cemetery Link – Post 19
  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145

Brontë Family

  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99

Burnett Family History

  • A Short Life Remembered: King Cholera’s Deadly Reign – Post 73
  • Bigamy in Batley – Post 9
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 11
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 – Post 58

Bury

  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149

Calendar Change

  • What a Difference a Year Can Make – Calendar Confusion – Post 51

Callaghan Family History

  • An Example if Delayed Death Registration – Post 172
  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • My Family History Inspiration – Post 17
  • My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Post 50

Capital Punishment

  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • Mother-in-Law Murder – Unlucky Friday 13th – Post 106

Captain Webb

  • Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Post 5
  • Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Striking a Light on Captain Webb – Post 45

Carss Family History

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Cassidy Family History

  • Batman – My Family History Superhero – Post 108
  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92

Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • A Grave Plot: Rest in Peace – Post 117
  • Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Post 121
  • Death by Lightning – Post 1
  • Remembered by Families in Batley Cemetery; Remembered by the CGWC Elsewhere – Post 26
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 24
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 25
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175

Census

  • A Census “In-Betweener” – Post 2
  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163

Cheshire

  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163

Cheshire Regiment

  • Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1 – Post 4

Chimney Sweeps

  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 11
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 – Post 58

Christmas

  • A Christmas Carro(l) and Other Festive Names – Post 94
  • Christmas Party Tips and Etiquette: 1915 – Post 32
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 1 – “The Home Beautiful” – Post 29
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 2 – Gifts Galore for Man Woman and Child – Post 30
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 3 – Food for Man and Beast – Post 31
  • Mock Duck, Potato Pastry and Carrot Plum Pudding: Christmas 1917 in Batley and Beyond – Post 125

Church Fees

  • Churching, Mortuaries and Baptism Fees: A Woodkirk Terrier – Post 144

Churches Conservation Trust

  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111

Clergy

  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160
  • The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Post 105
  • Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1 – Post 4

Clerkenwell

  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109

Coal Mining

  • An Aveyard Mining Death – Post 174
  • Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenPost 179
  • Another Family History Website Bites the Dust – Post 80
  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177
  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family – Post 79
  • Mining Genealogy Gold – A Hidden Gem in Leeds Central Library – Post 180
  • The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Post 176

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Post 133
  • Pro Patria, Pro Rege, Pro Familia: WW1 Centenary Visit – Post 21
  • Remembered by Families in Batley Cemetery; Remembered by the CGWC Elsewhere – Post 26
  • Will Some Kind Hand in a Foreign Land Place a Flower on my Son’s Grave – Post 115

Cornwall

  • Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Post 121

County Mayo

  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • Batman – My Family History Superhero – Post 108
  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • My County Mayo Family and The National Library of Ireland Catholic Parish Registers – Post 12
  • My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Post 50
  • Obsolete Mayo Family History Website: WayBack Machine to the Rescue – Post 44

Court Records

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Part 1 – Post 61
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Kissing Cousins – Part 2 – Post 63
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • Murderous Assaults with Poker and Rope: The (Un)fortunate William Gavan – Post 56
  • Pigeon Stealing in Batley – Post 65
  • You’ve a Mother and a Father. That’s All You Need to Know – Borough Court Records – Part 3 – Post 64

Crime

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • Attempted Murder in Halton? The Perverse Joy of Old Newspapers – Post 16
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • Mother-in-Law Murder – Unlucky Friday 13th – Post 106
  • Murderous Assaults with Poker and Rope: The (Un)fortunate William Gavan – Post 56
  • The Fateful Effects of Intemperance: Knife Crime and Premature Death – Post 54
  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175

Crimean War

  • Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Post 27

Critchley Family History

  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175

Customs

  • Mischief Night – Post 122

Cuthbertson Family History

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Death Causes

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Dirty Tale from a Yorkshire Town – Post 104
  • An Aveyard Mining Death – Post 174
  • An Example if Delayed Death Registration – Post 172
  • Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenPost 179
  • A Short Life Remembered – Death by Dentition – Post 100
  • A Short Life Remembered: King Cholera’s Deadly Reign – Post 73
  • A Short Life Remembered: Margaret Hill – Post 46
  • A Short Life Remembered – Resurrecting the GRO Dead – Post 89
  • Cancer, Colic, Chest Complaints and Constipation – Causes of Death – Post 53
  • Death by Lightning – Post 1
  • Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions Work – Post 91
  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109
  • Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Post 150
  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family – Post 79
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Post 161
  • The Fateful Effects of Intemperance: Knife Crime and Premature Death – Post 54
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175
  • The Shocking Death of George Aveyard – Post 169

Dentition

  • A Short Life Remembered – Death by Dentition – Post 100

Dewsbury

  • A Family Casualty: 12 October 1915 Dewsbury Tram Disaster – “It’s Just Like Ypres” – Post 22
  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123
  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99
  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Post 176
  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145

DNA Tests

  • Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA – Part 1 – Post 7
  • Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA “Operation Spit and Swab” – Part 2 – Post 10
  • Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA – No Silver Bullet – Part 1 – Post 13
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • Living DNA: I’m Not Who I Thought I Was – Post 114

Downes Family History

  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Drighlington

  • A Short Life Remembered: King Cholera’s Deadly Reign – Post 73
  • Bigamy in Batley – Post 9
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 1
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 – Post 58

Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123
  • Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Post 133
  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 9

Durham (County)

  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 11
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15

Eardley Family History

    Guess Who? Photo Frustration – Post 173

Earlsheaton

  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145

East Ardsley

  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 24
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 25

East Yorkshire Regiment

  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109

Electoral Reform/Registers

  • Healey, Batley Remembrance Project – 1918 Electoral Register List of Men – Post 101
  • There’s No Point in Voting – Post 113

Emigration and Immigration

  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Post 50
  • Windrush Landing Cards: How Could This Happen? – Post 135

Family History Courses

  • A Bit of Good News – Post 49
  • Education, Education, Education: My Family History Learning – Post 42
  • A Personal Post: The End of an Era – Post 166

Family History Fairs

  • Family History Fair Tips for Beginners – Post 3
  • The Demise of Who Do You Think You Are? Live – Post 110
  • The Family History Show 2019 – A Family History Get Together In York – Post 170
  • The Family History Show – York 2018 – Post 139
  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160
  • WDYTYA? Live 2016: So much to do, So little time – Post 55
  • WDYTYA? Live 2017 Preparations – Tickets on Sale – Post 88
  • Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2017 – A Very Different Show Experience – Post 107
  • Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2016 – Workshops – Post 38
  • Yorkshire Family History Fair – a Celebration of Family History from Yorkshire and Beyond – Post 8

Family History Tips

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • Another Family History Website Bites the Dust – Post 80
  • A Short Life Remembered – Resurrecting the GRO Dead – Post 89
  • A Shout out for Libraries – A Family History Gateway – Post 48
  • Cancer, Colic, Chest Complaints and Constipation – Causes of Death – Post 53
  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • Don’t Let Parish Register Indexes and Online Searches Lead You Down The Family History Garden Path – Post 158
  • Fabulous News for Those with Irish Ancestry? – Post 75
  • Family History Alert: Launch of a New General Register Office (GRO) Extended PDF Pilot for Certificates – Post 119
  • Family History Fair Tips for Beginners – Post 3
  • Family History Research Tips – Post 69
  • Family History Search Tips – Post 164
  • General Register Office (GRO) Indexes: New and Free – Post 86
    Guess Who? Photo Frustration – Post 173
    Hidden Names: Indecisive and Tricky to Downright Confusing Ancestors – Post 71
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Post 161
  • Lost in France (or Belgium)? Not Me, Thanks to a Friendly LinesMan – Post 118
  • Mining Genealogy Gold – A Hidden Gem in Leeds Central Library – Post 180
  • My County Mayo Family and The National Library of Ireland Catholic Parish Registers – Post 12
  • My ‘Holey’ Birthplace Pedigree: The (Bad) Luck of Irish Ancestry – Post 52
  • My New Toy: Irish Births, Marriages and Deaths – Post 76
  • My Top 12 Family History Suggestions for the New Year – Post 127
  • Obsolete Mayo Family History Website: WayBack Machine to the Rescue – Post 44
  • Parish Registers: Brick Wall Breakers and Mystery Creators – Post 18
  • The Camera Doesn’t Lie – But the Caption Might. A Lesson in Family History Evidence – Post 124
  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160
  • The Fair Weather Genealogist – Summer Research Tips – Post 167
  • Top Ten Genealogy/Family History Books by a Self-Confessed Bookworm – Post 39
  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145
  • Visit Tips for Archives – Post 60
  • What a Difference a Year Can Make – Calendar Confusion – Post 51
  • Yesterday is History: You ARE Family History – Post 171
  • Yorkshire Family History Fair – a Celebration of Family History from Yorkshire and Beyond – Post 8

Firth Family History

  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178

Fishing Industry Occupations

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Flu Pandemic

  • Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Post 150

Food and Recipes

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 3 – Food for Man and Beast – Post 31
  • Mock Duck, Potato Pastry and Carrot Plum Pudding: Christmas 1917 in Batley and Beyond – Post 125
  • Tripe Tales – Food Nostalgia – Post 146

Football

  • Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Post 133
  • Pioneers of the FIFA Women’s World Cup: The First Football Internationals – Post 168

Gavan Family History

  • A Census “In-Betweener” – Post 2
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Part 1 – Post 61
  • Murderous Assaults with Poker and Rope: The (Un)fortunate William Gavan – Post 56
  • You’ve a Mother and a Father. That’s All You Need to Know – Borough Court Records – Part 3 – Post 64

Gibson Family History

  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145

General Family History

  • 2018 Family History New Year’s Resolutions (Otherwise Known as Rewarding Challenges) – Post 128
  • A Christmas Carro(l) and Other Festive Names – Post 94
  • A Curate’s Egg of Family History 2016 New Year’s Resolutions – Post 93
  • A Grave Plot: Rest in Peace – Post 117
  • A New Chapter in my Family History – Post 83
  • Access to Archives – What Price and What Cost? – Post 116
  • Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Post 121
  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99
  • Cancer, Colic, Chest Complaints and Constipation – Causes of Death – Post 53
  • Elation and Frustration: The Reality of Family History Research – Post 62
  • Family History 2016: My Genealogy New Year’s Resolutions – Post 36
  • Final Fanfare for 2016 – Post 97
    Guess Who? Photo Frustration – Post 173
    How Big a Family History Addict Are You? – Page 77
  • How to Pick a Baby’s Name – Enid Blyton Inspiration – Post 156
  • Is Family History ‘Proper’ History – Post 98
  • Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Post 161
  • Mining Genealogy Gold – A Hidden Gem in Leeds Central Library – Post 180
  • My 2017 Family History Review – Life Got in the Way – Post 126
  • My ‘Holey’ Birthplace Pedigree: The (Bad) Luck of Irish Ancestry – Post 52
  • My Top 12 Family History Suggestions for the New Year – Post 127
  • New Year, Clean Slate: My 2017 New Year’s Resolutions – Post 95
  • Ordinary Lives: Family History is Best Left in the Graves of Our Ancestors? – Post 72
  • The Changing Landscape of Family History – Post 131
  • The Family History Show 2019 – A Family History Get Together In York – Post 170
  • The Family History Show – York 2018 – Post 139
  • The Golden Boot or a Christmas Turkey? My Genealogy Resolutions for 2018 – Post 152
  • The New Year’s Resolutions of a Family Historian – Post 153
  • There’s No Point in Voting – Post 113
  • Transcription Tuesday 2019 – Your Chance to Give Something Back to Family History – Post 155
  • Tripe Tales – Food Nostalgia – Post 146
  • WDYTYA? Live 2016: So much to do, So little time – Post 55
  • What a Difference a Year Can Make – Calendar Confusion – Post 51
  • What Type of Family Historian Are You? – Post 74
  • Why Waste Time and Money Researching your Family History? – Post 134
  • Windrush Landing Cards: How Could This Happen? – Post 135
  • Yesterday is History: You ARE Family History – Post 171
  • Yorkshire Family History Fair – a Celebration of Family History from Yorkshire and Beyond – Post 8

General Register Office (GRO) Indexes

  • A Short Life Remembered – Resurrecting the GRO Dead – Post 89
  • Family History Alert: Launch of a New General Register Office (GRO) Extended PDF Pilot for Certificates – Post 119
  • General Register Office (GRO) Indexes: New and Free – Post 86
  • Hidden Names: Indecisive and Tricky to Downright Confusing Ancestors – Post 71

General Register Office (GRO) Indexes – Ireland

  • Fabulous News for Those with Irish Ancestry? – Post 75
  • My New Toy: Irish Births, Marriages and Deaths – Post 76

Genetic Genealogy

  • Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA – Part 1 – Post 7
  • Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA “Operation Spit and Swab” – Part 2 – Post 10
  • Genetic Genealogy: its all in the (Hill) DNA – No Silver Bullet – Part 1 – Post 13
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • Living DNA: I’m Not Who I Thought I Was – Post 114
  • My Bizarre Christmas-Associated Family Name – AKA There’s More to Family History than DNA – Post 34

Germany

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41
  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Gildersome

  • The Shocking Death of George Aveyard – Post 169

Gomersal

  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177

Grenadier Guards

  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Green Howards

  • Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Post 14

Gypsies

  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 – Post 58

Halifax

  • Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenPost 179

Hallas Family History

  • Death by Lightning – Post 1

Halliwell Family History

  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160

Halton

  • Attempted Murder in Halton? The Perverse Joy of Old Newspapers – Post 16
  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family – Post 79
  • The Fateful Effects of Intemperance: Knife Crime and Premature Death – Post 54

Hanging Heaton

  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160

Harris Family History

  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178

Harrogate

  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Post 121

Hartlepool

  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92
  • Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Post 27

Hartshead

  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99

Haworth

  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99

Haynes Family History

    Guess Who? Photo Frustration – Post 173
    Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Post 5
  • Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Striking a Light on Captain Webb – Post 45

Hill Family History

  • A Census “In-Betweener” – Post 2
  • A Short Life Remembered: Margaret Hill – Post 46
  • A Short Life Remembered – Resurrecting the GRO Dead – Post 89
  • Attempted Murder in Halton? The Perverse Joy of Old Newspapers – Post 16
  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • Happy Father’s Day 2018 Dad – The 1st Without You – Post 138
  • Ley Lines of the Somme: An Amazing Somme Centenary Experience – Page 78
  • Pro Patria, Pro Rege, Pro Familia: WW1 Centenary Visit – Post 21
  • Pte. Jesse Hill, 6th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry): 13 November 1895 – 19 September 1915 – Post 20
  • The Camera Doesn’t Lie – But the Caption Might. A Lesson in Family History Evidence – Post 124
  • The Fateful Effects of Intemperance: Knife Crime and Premature Death – Post 54

Hitchin

  • Shrouds of the Somme – Post 157

Holidays

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165
  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111

Hortensia

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Hospitals

  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178

Huddersfield

  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123
  • Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Post 133

Huddersfield and District Family History Society

  • January Sale: Huddersfield and District Family History Society Publications – Post 37

Hull Family History

  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109

Hudson Family History

  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 24
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 25

Ibbetson Family History

  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177

Illness and Diseases

  • A Short Life Remembered: King Cholera’s Deadly Reign – Post 73
  • A Short Life Remembered: Margaret Hill – Post 46
  • Cancer, Colic, Chest Complaints and Constipation – Causes of Death – Post 53
  • Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Post 150

Inquests

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • A Census “In-Betweener” – Post 2
  • An Aveyard Mining Death – Post 174
  • An Example if Delayed Death Registration – Post 172
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175
  • The Shocking Death of George Aveyard – Post 169

Internet Genealogy Providers

  • Don’t Let Parish Register Indexes and Online Searches Lead You Down The Family History Garden Path – Post 158
  • Family History Search Tips – Post 164
  • The Changing Landscape of Family History – Post 131

Ireland

  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • Fabulous News for Those with Irish Ancestry? – Post 75
  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • My County Mayo Family and The National Library of Ireland Catholic Parish Registers – Post 12
  • My New Toy: Irish Births, Marriages and Deaths – Post 76
  • My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Post 50

Irish Guards

  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149

Jennings Family History

  • A Family Casualty: 12 October 1915 Dewsbury Tram Disaster – “It’s Just Like Ypres – Post 22
  • A Short Life Remembered – Death by Dentition – Post 100
  • Borough Court Records: Crime, Punishment and Bastardy in Batley – Kissing Cousins – Part 2 – Post 63
  • My Bizarre Christmas-Associated Family Name – AKA There’s More to Family History than DNA – Post 34

Jubb Family History

  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123

Keighley

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92
  • Letters: Life, Love, Death and the Somme – Post 66
  • Ley Lines of the Somme: An Amazing Somme Centenary Experience – Page 78
  • Pro Patria, Pro Rege, Pro Familia: WW1 Centenary Visit – Post 21
  • Pte. Jesse Hill, 6th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry): 13 November 1895 – 19 September 1915 – Post 20
  • The Tale Behind a Tin: A Soldier’s Story – Post 120
  • Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1 – Post 4

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109

Kirkburton

  • Death by Lightning – Post 1

Lancashire

  • Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Post 121
  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163

Lancaster

  • The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Post 105

Lavenham

  • We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Register Books – Post 47

Leeds

  • Buried Alive: A Yorkshire Cemetery Sensation – Post 121
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • Mischief Night – Post 122
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 24
  • Robert and the Resurrectionists, a Tale of Yorkshire Body Snatchers – Part 1 – Post 25

Libraries

  • A Library is Not a Luxury But One of the Necessities of Life – Post 102
  • A Setback to my Healey War Memorial Project – Post 90
  • A Shout out for Libraries – A Family History Gateway – Post 48
  • The Early History of Batley Carnegie Library – Providing World Book Day for Thousands of Days and Multiple Generations – Post 103

Liversedge

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41

Manning Family History

  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Massachusetts

  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Post 50

Mathews Family History

  • The Hanging Heaton Vicar Scandal – How Newspaper’s Can Supplement Family and Local History – Post 160

Medical Officer Annual Reports

  • A Short Life Remembered: Margaret Hill– Post 46
  • Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Post 150
  • Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Post 161

Mills

  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178

Morley

  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • Oliver Rhodes and the Morley Car Accident of 1910 – Post 23

Morley Family History

  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162

Murder

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • Mother-in-Law Murder – Unlucky Friday 13th – Post 106

Munitions Work

  • Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions Work – Post 91

Naturalisation Records

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41
  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141

Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Elation and Frustration: The Reality of Family History Research – Post 62
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 11
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 – Post 58

Newton-by-the-Sea

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

New Year’s Resolutions

  • 2018 Family History New Year’s Resolutions (Otherwise Known as Rewarding Challenges) – Post 128
  • A Curate’s Egg of Family History 2016 New Year’s Resolutions – Post 93
  • Family History 2016: My Genealogy New Year’s Resolutions – Post 36
  • My 2017 Family History Review – Life Got in the Way – Post 126
  • My Top 12 Family History Suggestions for the New Year – Post 127
  • New Year, Clean Slate: My 2017 New Year’s Resolutions – Post 95
  • The Golden Boot or a Christmas Turkey? My Genealogy Resolutions for 2018 – Post 152
  • The New Year’s Resolutions of a Family Historian – Post 153

Northumberland

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 11
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15

Occupations

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41
  • Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenPost 179
  • Another Family History Website Bites the Dust – Post 80
  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 1 – Post 84
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 2 – Post 81
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 3 – Post 82
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 4 – Post 85
  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177
  • Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions Work – Post 91
  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163
  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165
  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family – Post 79
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • Mining Genealogy Gold – A Hidden Gem in Leeds Central Library – Post 180
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15
  • The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Post 176

One-Name Study

  • An Aveyard Mining Death – Post 174
  • Aveyard One-Name Study Update – Post 70
  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163
  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • The Shocking Death of George Aveyard – Post 169
  • The Start of My One-Name Study – Post 59

Ovenden

  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177

Pateman Family History

  • Shrouds of the Somme – Post 157

Parish Registers

  • Death by Lightning – Post 1
  • Don’t Let Parish Register Indexes and Online Searches Lead You Down The Family History Garden Path – Post 158
  • Parish Registers: Brick Wall Breakers and Mystery Creators – Post 18
  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145
  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111

Pedigree Charts

  • Cancer, Colic, Chest Complaints and Constipation – Causes of Death – Post 53
  • My ‘Holey’ Birthplace Pedigree: The (Bad) Luck of Irish Ancestry – Post 52

Peet Family History

  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57

Pensions

  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149

Police

  • Batley Privy Riots and the Death of a Policeman – Post 57
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175

Poor Law

  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 1 – Post 11
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps – How Newspapers Demolished a Brick Wall – Part 2 – Post 15
  • Removal Orders and Child-Stealing Chimney Sweeps: Seeking a One-Handed Gypsy – Part 3 – Post 58
  • The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Post 176

Preston Family History

  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178

Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123

Prisoners of War

  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Probate

  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136

Queensbury

  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 17

Railways

  • King’s Cross War Memorial for Railwaymen – Post 43
  • The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Post 105

Reformatory and Industrial Schools

  • Pigeon Stealing in Batley – Post 65

Rhodes Family History

  • Oliver Rhodes and the Morley Car Accident of 1910 – Post 23

Rohilla

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Royal Artillery

  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68

Royal Air Force

  • Batman – My Family History Superhero – Post 108

Royal Berkshire Regiment

  • Shrouds of the Somme – Post 157

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Royal Navy

  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Royal Naval Division

  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143

Royal Scots Fusiliers

  • The Battle of Bellewaarde, 16 June 1915: A Batley Woman’s Efforts to Discover her Royal Scots Fusilier Husband’s Fate – Post 6

Rugby League

  • A Week to Remember – Page 148
  • Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Post 14
  • Book Update: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern Union – Post 142
  • My New Collaboration: Commemorating Rugby League Players of the Great War – Post 112
  • Published: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern – Post 147
  • Z Day Minus Seven Months – Book Update – Post 130
  • Z Day Minus 6 Months – Book Update – Post 132

Scalberd Family History

  • Mother-in-Law Murder – Unlucky Friday 13th – Post 106

Scarborough

  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92

Schulz/Schofield Family

  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41

Sharp(e) Family History

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178

Shipwrecks

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165
  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Shropshire

  • Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Post 5
  • Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Striking a Light on Captain Webb – Post 45
  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111

Silk Industry

  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 1 – Post 84
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 2 – Post 81
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 3 – Post 82
  • Child Employment in the Silk Industry 1815-1871 – Part 4 – Post 85

Somme

  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109
  • Ley Lines of the Somme: An Amazing Somme Centenary Experience – Page 78
  • Letters: Life, Love, Death and the Somme – Post 66
  • Shrouds of the Somme – Post 157
  • Somme Centenary Commemorations – Thiepval, 1 July 2016 – Post 67

Soothill

  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145
  • We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Register Books – Post 47

Sorby Family History

  • The Tale Behind a Tin: A Soldier’s Story – Post 120

Staffordshire

    Guess Who? Photo Frustration – Post 173
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
    Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Post 5
  • Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shrouds and Shoes – Part 1 – Striking a Light on Captain Webb – Post 45

Stefano Pardre

  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165

Stratton Family History

  • A Batley Murder: “I Have Done It For Love” – Post 162

Statistics

  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163
  • Lessons from the Past: Infant Mortality in Batley 1900 – 1914 – Post 161

Suffolk

  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Register Books – Post 47

Thiepval Memorial

  • Somme Centenary Commemorations – Thiepval, 1 July 2016 – Post 67

Thompson Family History

  • Triplets and Two Sets of Twins – Combining Newspapers and Parish Registers – Post 145

Thornton, West Yorkshire

  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99

Transport Accidents

  • An Example if Delayed Death Registration – Post 172
  • A Family Casualty: 12 October 1915 Dewsbury Tram Disaster – “It’s Just Like Ypres – Post 22
  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • Gone Fishing – Newton by the Sea Past and Present – Post 165
  • Oliver Rhodes and the Morley Car Accident of 1910 – Post 23
  • The Priest Who Predicted his Death – Post 105
  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

USA

  • Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue: Don’t Trust your Ancestors’ Records – Post 141
  • Irish DNA Breakthrough – Post 140
  • My St Patrick’s Day Mystery: The Missing Callaghan Sisters of County Mayo – Location Massachusetts – Post 50

Wakefield

  • An Example if Delayed Death Registration – Post 172

War Memorials

  • King’s Cross War Memorial for Railwaymen – Post 43
  • Remembered by Families in Batley Cemetery; Remembered by the CGWC Elsewhere – Post 26
  • We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Registers Books – Post 47

Warmfield

  • The Tale Behind a Tin: A Soldier’s Story – Post 120

Wellington, Shropshire

  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99

West Ardsley

  • Churching, Mortuaries and Baptism Fees: A Woodkirk Terrier – Post 144

Wethersfield, Essex

  • Finding Your Brontë Links – Post 99

Whitby

  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92
  • Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Post 27
  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute – Post 137

Womack Family History

  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family – Post 79

Women’s History

  • Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions Work – Post 91
  • Pioneers of the FIFA Women’s World Cup: The First Football Internationals – Post 168

Woodkirk

  • Churching, Mortuaries and Baptism Fees: A Woodkirk Terrier – Post 144

Wool/Shoddy Industry

  • I Left it Too Late: Batley’s Greenhill Mills Destroyed – Post 40

Wroxeter

  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111

WW1

  • A Batley Boy’s Fatal Shooting – Post 181
  • A Family Casualty: 12 October 1915 Dewsbury Tram Disaster – “It’s Just Like Ypres – Post 22
  • A Family Historian on Holiday. A Whitby Cemetery and a WW1 Shipwreck – Post 136
  • A “German” Family in WW1 England – Pork Butchers in Liversedge – Post 41
  • A Setback to my Healey War Memorial Project – Post 90
  • A Week to Remember – Page 148
  • Batley Rugby League Club’s WW1 History-Maker – Post 14
  • Batman – My Family History Superhero – Post 108
  • Book Update: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern Union – Post 142
  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • Christmas Party Tips and Etiquette: 1915 – Post 32
  • Cold Case: The Huddersfield Tub Murder – Post 123
  • Death of a Barnbow Canary: WW1 Munitions Work – Post 91
  • Every Man Remembered – London’s Hull Brothers – Post 109
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 1 – “The Home Beautiful” – Post 29
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 2 – Gifts Galore for Man Woman and Child – Post 30
  • Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas Part 3 – Food for Man and Beast – Post 31
  • Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Post 133
  • From Berlin to Batley and Beyond: A Tale of Four Brothers – Post 143
  • Fur Coats Can Prevent Flu – The 1918/19 Pandemic – Post 150
  • Happy Birthday and Farewell – A Father’s LovePost 92
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • King’s Cross War Memorial for Railwaymen – Post 43
  • Letters: Life, Love, Death and the Somme – Post 66
  • Ley Lines of the Somme: An Amazing Somme Centenary Experience – Page 78
  • Lost in France (or Belgium)? Not Me, Thanks to a Friendly LinesMan – Post 118
  • Mock Duck, Potato Pastry and Carrot Plum Pudding: Christmas 1917 in Batley and Beyond – Post 125
  • My New Collaboration: Commemorating Rugby League Players of the Great War – Post 112
  • Pro Patria, Pro Rege, Pro Familia: WW1 Centenary Visit – Post 21
  • Pte. Jesse Hill, 6th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry): 13 November 1895 – 19 September 1915 – Post 20
  • Published: The Greatest Sacrifice – Fallen Heroes of the Northern – Post 147
  • Remembered by Families in Batley Cemetery; Remembered by the CGWC Elsewhere – Post 26
  • Shrapnel and Shelletta: Baby Names and their Links to War, Remembrance and Commemoration – Post 27
  • Shrouds of the Somme – Post 157
  • Somme Centenary Commemorations – Thiepval, 1 July 2016 – Post 67
  • Start of my Healey, Batley WW1 Remembrance Project – Post 87
  • The Battle of Bellewaarde, 16 June 1915: A Batley Woman’s Efforts to Discover her Royal Scots Fusilier Husband’s Fate – Post 6
  • The Mysterious Wartime Disappearance of Sweethearts In Bridlington and the Batley Cemetery Link – Post 19
  • The Rohilla Privileged Will Dispute– Post 137
  • The Tale Behind a Tin: A Soldier’s Story – Post 120
  • Three Men; Two Towns; One Parish (Batley, Poperinge and St Mary’s in WW1 – Post 4
  • We Will Remember Them: Contemporary Parish War Register Books – Post 47
  • Will Some Kind Hand in a Foreign Land Place a Flower on my Son’s Grave – Post 115
  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111
  • WW1 Remembrance in Verse: “In Memoriam” and “Roll of Honour” Newspaper Columns – Post 28
  • Z Day Minus Seven Months – Book Update – Post 130
  • Z Day Minus 6 Months – Book Update – Post 132

WW2

  • Brothers-in-Arms – Post 68
  • What is Champing? It’s History and Fun Rolled into One – Post 111

Yorkshire (see also individual locations)

  • Anne Lister’s Pit ChildrenPost 179
  • Coal Mining Children: “I’ve Heard I Shall Go to Heaven If I’m A Good Girl” Post 177
  • Forever England, Forever Yorkshire. One Small CWGC Cemetery in Belgium – Post 133
  • From Gildersome to Gorton (Other Locations Available): An Analysis of the Aveyard Family in the 1851 Census – Post 163
  • Hidden History of Batley: A Mill Horror – Post 178
  • How the Western Front Association WW1 Pension Ledgers May Have Solved Another Family History Mystery – Post 149
  • Mining Genealogy Gold – A Hidden Gem in Leeds Central Library – Post 180
  • Mischief Night – Post 122
  • Mock Duck, Potato Pastry and Carrot Plum Pudding: Christmas 1917 in Batley and Beyond – Post 125
  • My First One-Name Study: Edith Aveyard – Yorkshire Born and Bred – Post 159
  • The Mystery of the Body Dumped in Batley – Post 175
  • The Shame of a Workhouse – An Infant Down the Pit – Post 176