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Famous family trees: Victoria Pendleton ›

9 July, 2012

Welcome to the fifth post in our series of blogs exploring the family trees of the famous. Experienced family historian, Roy Stockdill, takes us on a journey through time as he investigates the family history of the famous, both living and dead. This time, Roy researches Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton’s family tree. The world is coming to London for the… Read more ›

Olympics baby found in birth records ›

27 July, 2011

The London 2012 Olympics are now exactly one year away, with the opening ceremony taking place on 27th July 2012. In celebration of this, we’ve had a look through our birth records and have found one British child born with the surname Olympics. Michael Olympics was born – quite fittingly – in Athens, Greece. Athens was the host of the… Read more ›