52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #41 Joseph Wimpey (1761-1790)

My ancestor last week was Rebekah Dredge. This week I will look at her husband Joseph Whimpey. Not much is known about Joseph.  The following information comes from the parish registers transcriptions for Frome in Somerset, which are available on the FreeReg website.  Although the parish registers spell the surname Wimpew and later Wimpey, I have… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #41 Joseph Wimpey (1761-1790)

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Newspaper Headline on your Father’s Birthday

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun – this week, it was Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Newspaper Headline on Your Father's Birthday Because of the time difference, and other commitments, I don’t usually get a chance to do these until Sunday afternoon (or evening), which… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Newspaper Headline on your Father’s Birthday