Research Challenges: To learn more about
your family and it’s history. Search for clues in letters, diaries,
photographs, family bible, speak to your parents and grandparents. Use
online information & resources.
- Family Tree (3 generations) - You,
your parents, your grandparents -
Create a family tree either on
an A4 page, poster, or even electronically
- Ancestor Fact File Page -
Find out a bit more about a chosen ancestor. Fill out at least one
Ancestor Fact File based on your findings from your family tree.
- Map Challenge – local map -
Can you look at details from this map from 1893 of Low Moor, Clitheroe and
find the various locations. Can you make a map of your own?
- Find out about the history of your name
- Click here
Find out more about the history of your name. Are you named after a family
member? Discover details about your surname. Write-up what you found out.
- How did your community get its name?
Did you ever wonder how your community or street where you live got its
name? Investigate this and write up your conclusions. If possible include
some photographs or drawings.
- Keep a journal or Scrapbook -
Create history. Write down some information about yourself, things you do
and enjoy, where you live & go to school, information on your family or
pets. Record things that have been happening recently.
- Research a family keepsake (for example a
plate) - Click here
Photograph the item, write a story about how the object got into your
family or the person who brought it into the family. Perhaps you could
also find out a bit about the history of that object.
Resources: Use the Explorer “How to get Started page” for hints