I took part in two A-Z Challenges last year on the family history theme and found it stimulating and fun to come up with topics for each letter.
- Featuring places connected with my own family history
- Highlighting places with happy memories that are part of my own life.
- Shining the spotlight on place names that appeal.
By chance this week I found out that the study of place names is called "Toponymy" , so become a "Toponymist" and find out more on a journey from Auchenshuggle to Zetland.
It will certainly be a challenge to keep up with the pace of a letter a day, but watch this space.
The carpet of crocuses at St. Chad's Church, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire where my Danson ancestors were baptised, married and buried, from John Danson christened there in 1736 to my own christening over 210 years later.