Searching for relatives

January 13, 2012

in addition to phone and address information for England and Wales now includes searchable electoral roll and birth, marriage & death records. The Free Search shows a significant amount of data for B__GOOD Names, though payment may be required to view some of the details. Well worth a visit.

Ancestors in Cornwall?

January 2, 2012

All Good Wishes

for the New Year


Family Search has restored the images for Cornwall, England of parish Birth, Marriage and Death records at:

This URL is a very long one and should be entered without any breaks.

Home Children – Canada

October 13, 2011

Library and Archives Canada has free searchable passenger list records (1869 – 1930) of “Home Children”. Three BIDGOOD entries were noted. See:

Home Children were orphan and other children who came from Dr Barnado and other agencies in the UK to Canada for domestic and farm employment.

Bedgood/Bidgood DNA Test Result

August 5, 2011

My test results show a Haplogroup – R1b1a2.

Previous non BEDGOOD work shows this is a common Haplogroup for Devon Trees, and may be traced back to an Anglo-Saxon origin. This gives support to the suggestions of the late Doris SMALLHORN.