Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about Nicole’s ProGen study group assignment to write a family narrative about one generation in a family. We discuss Nicole and Diana’s ancestor, Thomas Bradley, his life in Lincolnshire, England, and his four illegitimate children. Join us as we discuss the process of acquiring records about his life, organizing the information into a narrative, and selecting details about his life to include in the narrative.
Illegitimate in Lincolnshire, England: The Children of Thomas Bradley – first draft of Nicole’s family narrative ProGen assignment
Time Travel to Lincoln Castle Prison – blog post by Nicole from 2016 about Thomas Bradley
British Newspaper Archive – subscription site for British newspaper research
Probate Service – Find A Will – Gov.UK, the site Nicole used to order a PDF of Thomas Bradley’s will
https://bcgcertification.org/ – Board for Certification (BCG) of Genealogists Website
BCG’s Rubrics for Portfolio Evaluation
Study Group – more information and email list
Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com
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