A Quiet Fortnight

I have been quiet for the last fortnight for a number of reasons. I was on holiday for one week, and we have been redecorating our bedroom (that is ongoing). I’ve also had a strange software problem which has affected…

Papers Page Finished

I’ve now completed  the Papers page which provides links to the various documents I have produced over the years. They are grouped under various headings, documents about my own ancestry, documents containing notes from various pieces of research (most of…

New Gallery Page

Last week I added a new page under Gallery called Paterson, New Jersey. It contains 3 photos sent to me by Lionel Tool. They are of his ancestor James Warburton who emigrated to Paterson from Macclesfield, his wife, his house…

DNA Page Updated

I have now completed all the supporting documentation for the DNA Page, and updated the page itself to reflect this. There are now 4 papers, DNA and its Uses in Genealogy, and DNA Strategy which already existed, Commentary on Results,…

Big-Y

I recently ordered my Big-Y DNA test from Family Tree DNA. Results are not expected before February. It is an SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) test. That is it is looking for mutations of a single base, where it is changed…