This section of the Web site is a database of my ancestors, their siblings and the families and connections of those siblings. In the main, they lived in England, Scotland and/or Ireland. More people will be added from time to time.
If you are looking for more information on my direct ancestors only, then please go to the Narratives Home page. Please note that the Narratives now include source citations, expanded charts and improved navigation between generations.
The information here:
- Excludes all living people and those recently deceased.
- Includes only birth, marriage, death and associated events.
- Is limited to people, relationships and events for which I have reasonable evidence.
- Provides the source information, but not full citation details, of each event. If sources are missing for a person or event, this is likely to be an oversight and will be corrected ASAP. However, in a very few cases only, the evidence I have is circumstantial rather than direct, and so difficult to sum up in a list of sources.
Some of the sources cited are 'temporary'. For instance, I plan to replace all references to the IGI once I have been able to consult the appropriate parish register. (I have only used 'extracted' records, never those that have been 'submitted'.)
Despite my best efforts, there are, no doubt, some errors on these pages. There are also gaps and uncertainties. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have some information that you think I should be aware of. Just click on the e-mail link in the footer.
Using the database
To search by name, see the Surname Index. Note that whilst women are listed under their birth and married surnames where applicable, some couples never actually got married. Where the evidence points to an informal partnership only, no married surname may be found.
To find someone by their position in a tree, see the list of Charts.
The following icons may be found after a person's name. They indicate that person's relationship to me:
— a Direct Ancestor;
— a Sibling of a Direct Ancestor;
— a more distant Cousin;
— a Spouse of a Cousin, or a non-blood-related Spouse of an Ancestor.