Tracing 427 years of family history in England.

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Featured Surnames

A family group

Browse an A to Z surname list of family groups featured on this site.

Featured Locations

Martin's Lane, Little Downham sign

Browse significant counties, towns, villages and streets featured on this site.

Featured Resources

Magnifying glass and old documents

Research ideas and resources to help you trace your genealogy online and offline.

Over the last 20 years, Andrew Martin has been researching his family tree.

This website features his ancestors, their photographs, their stories, and the places where they lived and worked.

This is a story of a family over the last 427 years and 16 generations, and their lives in the counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Devon, Somerset, London, and beyond.