pramclub has written 79 posts for Easter Family Genealogy Blog

Charles Leonard Reuby – happy birthday!

July 25th is my late father-in-law’s birthday. He was born in Bermondsey, London in 1905, and married Lilian May Golesworthy in 1935. He died at only 69, so I never met him, but I wish I had. His photos all show him smiling. He served in the Royal navy from 1923 to 1929, and then … Continue reading

Visiting Sir William Blackstone

Although I live fairly near Oxford, and often get the bus over to visit the market and museums, I’d never got round to visiting my 5x great-grandfather until last week. His statue resides in the Codrington Library at All Soul’s college, which is not usually open to the public except on occasional open days. However … Continue reading


Rebuilt main Easter Family Genealogy website

Using WikiTree to display your trees

Recently I started trying the WikiTree site to store parts of my family trees online. I still store my complete tree in my genealogy program, GRAMPS on my PC, with backups in the cloud. I’ve ignored WikiTree for some time, due to my misunderstanding of their “collaborative tree” idea. Now I’ve read up some of their tutorials, … Continue reading

Scanning challenge

Finally got round to picking up the remaining box of family photos for scanning, and here it is … Hopefully I won’t need to scan them all, as many are snapshots from non-family events. I enjoy looking at the photos more than scanning them, so it tends to take much longer than if I just … Continue reading