There’s been a huge increase in the number of us who are interested in genealogy, evidenced by the popularity of programmes such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and fed by the growth of online family history research sites.
As a local paper, the Pocklington Post is particularly interested in hearing your families’ stories and to help stimulate this feedback. I will be contributing several articles on people who appear on Market Weighton’s Roll of Honour (see right) for the Great War. I will be asking for your help too, as although I have traced most of the names on the memorial, there is one individual I can’t find and a handful where I need some details confirming.
Read Steve’s full article in tomorrow’s (22 May) Pocklington Post.