WELCOME TO THE BAYLISS LINE. This blog has been created for my family. By "my family" I mean all those who are related to the Bayliss family either by blood, marriage or even relationship. There are, of course, other Bayliss families not related to us but this blog has at its heart a very specific family who had their origins in Gloucestershire. I am connected to that family because my mother was a Bayliss and it was her curiosity that started my research back in the early 1990's. So, what are you likely to see on this blog? Well, as it is a blog, I want it to be as entertaining as possible rather that a dry listing of facts (that is for Ancestry.com). I will, hopefully, be posting entries on our ancestors and relatives, on the places where they lived, and the historical times they lived through. I have an extensive collection of photographs of people and places which I will, of course, be sharing.
I'd like to ask anybody who reads this blog to give me some feedback. I'd really like this to be a two way thing. It sometimes unearths new information and, to be honest, it gives me encouragement. There will be two ways of providing feedback - either through the comment button (you will need a Google account for this) or via the e-mail address which appears on this page - alternatively, ring me. Now scroll down to read the latest entries.....and, of course, via Facebook.
Monday, 13 June 2011
ISLINGTON CEMETERY VISIT
When I got home I checked the details against our family tree without any result and then checked the tree of another researcher named Ray Beckman who is particularly interested in the Huggins family. Bingo! He had both the parents on his tree although no record of the child. So something good came out of the day; for me it was only the grave of a very distant relative by marriage but for a fellow researcher it was a real find.
I've since discovered some more recent 1920's and 30's burials at the cementery so I will possibly make the trip there again...on a cool day, with a machete and thick boots!