Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Wayne Shepheard
71 followers
71 followers
About
Wayne's posts

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Use of Data Concerning Living Persons
I
recently received a notice from MyHeritage about photos of people who matched
names in my own family tree. I was surprised and shocked to see pictures of my children and
grandchildren there! Along with vital information about them. We have informed the me...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Keeping It All in Perspective
When
I was learning about geology – many decades ago – we were shown a diagram
comparing Earth’s natural history with a 24-hour clock. That was presented to
give us an idea of the relative lengths of the various geological eons, era and
periods, as well as ...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Connecting People Through Their Occupations
As
I mentioned in my previous post, I have been doing a lot of work recently on
our Scottish ancestors. These involve the McKay family. And you cannot imagine
how many are named John, James, Alexander or Hugh. Not to mention Margaret,
Isabella, Janet and Ja...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Searching on ScotlandsPeople Website
I
have lately been researching my wife’s Scottish ancestors and gone back to look
at documents on the official ScotlandsPeople
website . The
site was redesigned over the past few years and is now much easier to navigate
and search. Not to say that one will ...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Two (or more) Families in One
As
I look at information about my ancestors, both direct and otherwise, I find
there are many where one partner in a couple had been married before and, in
most cases had a child or children from those unions. Those relationships can sometimes get in the wa...
Wait while more posts are being loaded