Welcome to our new WordPress Home!

I have a WordPress blog for my writing (please check it out), and am very impressed with the platform and the features available, so I decided to move the old family tree website (jamisonsonline.co.uk) and the accompanying Blogger blog to WordPress.  I’ve been having issues with having updating the site to be compatible with Safari etc, and this way I can concentrate on content instead of … Continue reading Welcome to our new WordPress Home!

Happy New Year to Jamisons, Friends and Family!

Here’s hoping that 2012 is a better year for some of my Jamison family than 2011 was. 2012 is also going to be the year I finally start to get down on paper (or on a Word document) some of the tales, anecdotes and memories of my immediate family, my life in Belfast, and the family history that I have stored up from several sources. … Continue reading Happy New Year to Jamisons, Friends and Family!

Updated Details for Eliza Jamison; Dates and Last Place of Abode

I’ve received a copy of my paternal grandmother Eliza’s death certificate today. Birth and death certificates often uncover really valuable genealogical information; not only does her death certificate confirm her age at the time of her death (54), and the date (4/12/1962), it also provides her last registered address: Hillview Avenue, Newtonabbey, Belfast BT36. Below is a googlemap of the street (I think it’s the … Continue reading Updated Details for Eliza Jamison; Dates and Last Place of Abode

Wonderful Purcell Pictures and Updates!

From: 22nd September 2009 The home and gallery pages have been updated with a beautiful picture of my paternal grandmother, Eliza McCurdy Jamison (nee Purcell) – we had no pictures of our grandmother at all, so this is a wonderful addition. Many thanks to Colin and Irene for providing a copy, and for sharing lots of fantastic and new family history, including a wonderful picture … Continue reading Wonderful Purcell Pictures and Updates!