Road Trip, Carriage Style

Slightly late in the schedule of topics from #52Ancestors, I wanted to write a word about an ancestor who was a carriage builder in 19th-century England and Wales. These conveyances, accompanied by stables full of spirited horses, were the equivalent of our modern-day Cadillacs and Toyotas, I … Continue reading

Non-conformists At Worship

I've opted in to Amy Johnson Crow's #52Ancestors blog suggestions, and the current week's prompt is "At Worship." One amazing, recurring theme throughout my pedigree chart is that quite a few of the ancestors were of the "non-conformist" type of religion. In England and Wales, a non-conformist … Continue reading