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Queer City : Who Do You Think You Are?

Queer History is the flavour of the month right now, with the UK celebrating 50 years since the partial-decriminalisation of Homosexuality via the Sexual Offences Act 1967. 434 more words

History

Craig Revel Horwood's Convict Ancestor: Moses Horwood, transported 1841

Craig Revel Horwood, one of the judges on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing,  was the subject of an episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, 957 more words

Gloucestershire

Stephen Fry

As a youngster, I wasn’t interested at all in family history, my own or anyone else’s. Now that I’m a lot older and my parents dead, I find the subject fascinating. 72 more words

General

Humanity Is Our Business (1/7): The Overall Vision

From time to time it comes to seem appropriate to republish a much earlier sequence from 2009 on the Bahá’í approach to healing our wounded world. 1,187 more words

Bahá'í Faith

My Living DNA experience

Those of you who followed my blog in April will remember how I was singled out at Who Do You Think You Are? Live by Living DNA’s Marketing Director Hannah Morden– I suppose constant tweeting, not to mention purchasing 12 DNA kits on the spot – sort of made me stand out… 1,393 more words

Genealogy

Who do you think you are?

Last week a parliamentary candidate was censored and silenced at a hustings by Amber Rudd. Following the attack in London Theresa May once again blamed cyberspace as a safe space for terrorists to breed and a former Metropolitan Police Senior Investigating Officer, Peter Kirkham, stated on Sky News that Theresa May was lying about Police numbers. 778 more words

Politics

The voyage to meet my ancestors begins ...

On November 8, 1921, my great-grandfather William Garroch—along with his brother Peter, his 16-year-old son (my grandfather, William Jr.) and his nephew Thomas—crossed the Atlantic Ocean, from Glasgow to New York City. 311 more words

Ancestry