Tuesday, 3 September 2013

David Albert (Bertie) JACOBS (1892-1969)

So, by 1901 Emma JACOBS (nee Brown) and her 4 children were living with George ROBINSON in Acton, West London. Also living there is Phyllis May ROBINSON. She is listed as the daughter of George ROBINSON and almost certainly Emma was her mother. Research indicates that Phyllis was born on 1st April 1900 but the birth does not seem to have been registered.


Although I have made many contacts through 23andMe none of them have, so far, been able to identify who our common ancestors were. But...

Monday, 24 June 2013

More DNA Test Results

I recently had my full DNA tested by 23andMe and the results have now come through. They confirm the results I had with Sorenson but go much further: both in the amount of detail and also by providing a family finder profile.

Sunday, 12 May 2013

John TILLETT (1834-1905)

John TILLETT is one of my ancestral heroes. Born the son of a Norfolk miller, he went to sea and travelled the world - the story of his travels is told by his numerous campaign medals.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

David Albert (Bertie) JACOBS (1892-1969)

For some reason I always miss my father's birthday. In fact he was born on 29th January 1892 at 190 High Holborn, London to David JACOBS and Emma BROWN, who had been married in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1887.