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Ghost Story – The Restless Spirit of Thomas Baker of Melbury Bubb

In 1694, along, what is now known as murderers lane – Thomas Baker of Melbury Bubb my ancestor twice (maternal and paternal) was murdered by two robbers. Thomas died where he fell. His restless soul still haunts the lane where he died. This story is a Dorset favourite and one of the county’s best known. …

Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh

Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh by Stephen Robert Kuta

Poem inspired by the life of my 6x great-grandparents. Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh To you who’d read my songs of devotion And only hear of pain and rage. There is but a story of true emotion From the dust of history in a forgotten age. Standing fine upon the rocks n’ broken shell …

Writing about your Ancestors

I have been writing about my Ancestors now for a few years, namely by publishing short stories of their lives on my family history blog. Only recently have I decided to bring their lives to print and create their story simply from the fabric of history and the records they appear in. There are lots …