I'm Chris Paton, an Irish/Scottish genealogist https://scotlandsgreateststory.wordpress.com from Carrickfergus, now based Ayrshire, author, blogger (Scottish GENES: Genealogy News & Events https://ScottishGenes.blogspot.com) PharosTutors tutor, member of Association of Professional Genealogists (& its eNews editor), a story addict, & an ex-BBC/STV documentary maker. Gàidhlig learner - 'S fheàrr Gàidhlig bhriste na Gàidhlig sa chiste! (Cleachd i no caill i!) It has to be Laphroaig or Black Bush - & Troughton was the best Doctor!
Taught business, technology, and sociology at the college level for over 20 years, then worked as an instructional designer for many more. For the past few years, my husband and I have been full-time RVers with our little Boston Terrier, Cisco, traveling to wonderful places and visiting family. So happy to finally have the time to pursue my passion: #Genealogy#Geneadon#Geneadons#FamilyHistory
Avid researcher, gardener, reader, grandma & genealogist. Happily married more than a 1/2 century! Author of Beginner's Guide to Genetic Genealogy. Political. Website where you can find The Beginner's Guide to Genetic Genealogy (free) and my blog WheatonWood.com Many interests from history to maps, DNA to photography. List of #SURNAMES & #PLACEShttps://wheatonwood.com/about/
Historical researcher & pro genealogist originally trained in anthropology & archaeology. Grad student (AKA postgraduate) at Uni of Strathclyde. A few of my many research interests: slavery in the northern colonies/U.S., early modern era, women's history, African-American history, genocide.
Traveling, art history, gardening, human rights, climate change, early music, photography, vegetarian, historical fiction, fantasy & sci fi, finding turkeys in Renaissance art. :progress_pride: (she/her)
Keen family historian, erratic blogger (sorry I don't write more) and occasional podcast guest. Also Mum, wife and full-time public servant of 30 years and counting. Fuelled alternatively by coffee and wine.