Many thanks to Allan Close for sending us his DNA results, and his kind permission to show an extract. This shows the route from Africa into Europe, and from there into the UK. Allan is a descendant of the Durham Closes (although we’re trying to […]
Clarification on the burial of Mary Ann Close (c 1817) in Bishop Auckland. See all their contributions
The trigger for a MONSTER update spawning around 1500 new people mainly originating in Durham but with forays into Minchinhampton, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumberland, America and Canada. See all their contributions
A host of families and connections in Durham. In particular, Thomas Close (1644), John (Jonathan) Close (<1713), and George Close (<1671) See all their contributions
What started out as a buff and polish turned into another mega update ranging from the 17th Century in Grinton, Yorkshire. Descendants from George Close (1679) and Elisabeth Scott (1682). Many thanks to Allan Close in Canada for providing the spark. 168 new people!
Clarification on George Close (1679) and his relations. See all their contributions