My Family History

Llanyblodwell ChurchOur research in is focused on the three counties of Staffordshire(to be precise the "Black Country" area to the north-west of Birmingham), Worcestershire and Shropshire.

My interest started with my search for my paternal grandfather, William Probert who was born in 1893 in Bilston, Staffordshire. So far, I have learned a great deal about the Probert family; their origins in the village of Llanyblodwell and how they came to the "Black Country".

My second area of interest is also based in the "Black Country". My maternal grandmother's family were "Boat People" who travelled on the extensive canal network.

The surnames list provides details of my family tree. Whilst I have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of my data, inevitably, there will be errors and we would be grateful for any amendments you might suggest. As well as this, I would be grateful for any feedback that you might have about anything to do with this web site.

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