Category: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

CONFLICT – D-Day June 6th, 1944

Find My Past is currently offering FREE access to their newspaper archives (30 May – 6 June). If you have ancestors in the UK, this is an incredible opportunity. Myself, I have been really lucky and have been able to find some amazing articles relating to my family’s history (I’ll be sharing more over the…

My Grandfather at Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Favourite Find: Week # 2 (2022) I would like to share with you my most recent favourite discovery that I’ve found. I struggle with using the word favourite in this post because this photograph is representative of something so dark and sad, but also, this photo is something that I have been searching for and…

Foundations – Week # 1 (2022)

This week’s theme of “Foundations” brings to mind the foundations or the building blocks of a home. In terms of family history, this makes me think of some pictures that were recently shared with me of my Paternal Grandparents, Margaret (Newitt) and Eddie APPS who built their first home at 4659 Georgia Street in Burnaby,…

Future

“The end of the year has us looking back and looking forward. (Sounds like genealogy doesn’t it?!)” The theme for this, the final week of the 52 Ancestors Challenge is “Future.” It’s also fitting for me that I have left this until the absolutely last day of 2021 to write anything. Perhaps this post could…