Author Archives: Glynn

About Glynn

I have been researching local & family history since 1977 and I'm passionate about this beautiful county and the people who have made it what it is. All of my own ancestors, discovered up to today, lived within fifty miles of where I live today and that means I am, as far as I know, a real Norfolk Dumpling, with a tiny bit of me from North Suffolk. :) My early origins were obviously from Scandinavia but I suspect that I have a bit of Roman blood in there too, as there was a very large Roman presence in the area.

Looking at Gravestones

Gravestones can be one of the most interesting and informative objects that we family historians can find. Most Churches are lovely to walk around and to feel at ease in, just being in a Church makes me feel peaceful and … Continue reading

The Norfolk Coast

The Norfolk Coast, not just a kiss-me-quick hat and sandcastle destination. Cromer When people think about the English sea-side, they often picture the brash, noisy resorts which were popular in the sixties, a seaside vacation can be that, but it … Continue reading

Sandringham

Sandringham  House, the home of Her Majesty The Queen. Sandringham, private home of Her Majesty The Queen. The house itself, is only open from April to October, with exceptions, as the family still live in the house when they are … Continue reading

Spring is on the way

Spring is on the way. I love this time of year because so much new life is bursting out of the ground all around. In Norfolk, at this time of year, we have so much to see that confirms that … Continue reading