This is a family blog about my search for my family, one at a time. Beginning with one cousin on my father’s side, I now have many more and finding them is such a pleasure. I thought I had no family on my mother’s side. How wrong was I!
Via ancestry I filled in my details on my family tree, and soon found someone also searching for my mother. How amazed I was to find her family were looking for me! One of my main aims had been to find a photograph of my maternal grandmother. Here she is!
There are many posts on here about my search, here is one of them:
By this time I was hooked on filling in my family tree. I have found many new cousins and family members. We have shared photographs, documents and memories.
My father’s family has also been very interesting to learn about, here is my great grandfather:
One of my favourite posts about my 2x grandfather, John Dinnis tells of his occupation as a cook and Publican in Brighton. I live in Brighton and these places are still here.
This blog helps me to keep some order in my chaos, to store my photographs and record information. It has taken off in several directions, you will find a lot of writing about Brighton, Brighton & Hove Albion and World War II. Here are some of my favourite posts: