Tag Archives: 1939 Register

Guest blog: A Titanic survivor on the 1939 Register


A guest blog for Findmypast. My great-grandma’s cousin survived the Titanic – did he find peace afterwards, or was his life full of drama?

Guest blog: Multiple wives and a missing daughter: Scandalous family secrets in the 1939 Register


A guest blog for Findmypast. What happened to my grandma’s uncle, Ernest Baden Powell Field? And why did his marriages not quite match up with what I found on the 1939 Register?

Part 2: knock down brick walls with the 1939 Register

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The Fields of Brightlingsea. Back row: Amy, Bill, Maggie. Front row: Emily, “Grandad”, Lillie.

Part two of my 1939 Register guest blog for Find My Past: An intrepid cocoa-buyer, and Uncle Bill’s fate.

Knock down family tree brick walls with the 1939 Register


Check out Find My Past for my guest blog about family tree brick walls I demolished with The 1939 Register. Without it, I would’ve struggled to trace Uncle Bill and Cousin Madge.