I Did A DNA Test – Find Out What I Discovered

Researching my family tree has been a hobby of mine for over 5 years now. In that time I have made lots of exciting discoveries about my ancestors.

Where they lived. Who they married. The lives they led. It get’s really addictive. I now have a massive file full of documents, photos and certificates. So far I’ve got back as far as 1796 on my Fathers side and 1707 on my Mothers side. Continue reading “I Did A DNA Test – Find Out What I Discovered”

A Family Day at Torre Abbey Torquay

Last week we went to Torre Abbey in Torquay for the first time. I had heard of the place before but for some reason, we have never visited. The Abbey closed for a while for refurbishment but it’s now open again.

As we haven’t been before we weren’t sure what to expect. In my head, I had visions of an old building filled with large framed oil paintings and not a lot else. Continue reading “A Family Day at Torre Abbey Torquay”