Category Genealogy

She believed in the saviour

A very quick one today:   I’m indexing right now (don’t be too impressed; this is not a normal occurrence for me). I’m transcribing death announcements from old English newspapers from the 1700s that are typically just a date and a name with a family connection. One name has stood out to me.¬†Elizabeth Payne’s death […]

And the saints rejoiced in their redemption

At a YSA temple trip last weekend, I struggled to leave a strange, seemingly undefinable (albeit crushing) weight behind me as I served within hallowed walls. It almost took my crossing that threshold to realise how tightly I was wound. I certainly knew I needed that trip; I’d been looking forward to it, yearning for […]