Research: William Hunter

Today I have decided to share what I know about my great grandfather, William Hunter, who was more commonly known as Bill. I never met him, but I have always thought that I would have gotten on well with him. Luckily I have photographs, facts and stories about him, so I do feel like I know him quite well.

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Research: Sylvia May Beacock

My great Auntie Sylvia didn’t have a very long life at all, but she was a very special person. I feel very close to her for some reason, although she passed away 44 years before I was born. Here’s her story.

Research: William Cecil Hunter

My great uncle was called William Cecil Hunter, but was more commonly known as Cec. I have heard many many stories about him and his unmatchable sense of humour, kindness and generosity. He was known and loved by many people. It is such a shame that I never was able to meet him.

Website Update: 22/09/2017

Hi, Everyone, In this website update I have: added the brand new page: Name Abbreviations which will be a very useful tool for people who are researching their ancestors. added the ability to translate a page with Google Translate. added the Duke Family Line page. added the Irvine Family Line page. added the Scarth Family Line page. updated the content on Research: George…

Research: Ronald Beacock

My great uncle Ronald Beacock was such a great man. I will be forever grateful for his effort in our time of need. Read his story here.

Research: George House

My 3x great grandfather was George House. He was born in 1855 Hampshire, England. Read his story here.

Research: Frederick Allan Beacock

My grandfather Frederick Allan Beacock was such an amazing man with a great sense of humour, despite what he had to deal with throughout his life. He will always have a special place in my heart, as I have always felt very close to him.

Website Update: 16/08/2017

Hi everyone, In the time between today (16th August 2017) and 28th September 2016 I have added certain features and content to Our Great Ancestors. Below is a list of things that I have implemented. In this website update I have: started to add visual family trees to each Family Line. (Starting with Beacock) added content…

I’m Back!

Hello, everyone! I am so sorry for not posting anything for a while. My break from genealogy and OurGreatAncestors took a little longer than I expected, due to being so busy at University! I am back for now, and I’m able to do more research and update the website with any new information I discover….

A Short Break

I will be back shortly, after settling in at University.