A Research Trip to England #1

Volume 19 Issue 3, Fall 2012

Part 1: It Pays to Overplan

When I dropped down into Street View at Google Maps to scout out a place to park at a remote country churchyard in Lincolnshire, I realized I just might be overplanning my spring 2010 trip to England with my husband, Harvey.

But I did it anyway. I had been dreaming of this research trip since the mid -1980s, when Aunt Jean gave me a few names, dates, and places for her and my mother’s maternal ancestors. With three counties to cover, I wanted to make the most efficient use of our limited time there.

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