|How did you learn about My-Parish?|
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|What aspects of parish life, culture and heritage most interest you?|
|Which regions most interest you?|
|Please briefly describe your parish interests and any past and present parish-related projects||
My writing is situated in 17th century Tower Hamlets/Stepney as I discovered my 12th Grt Grandparents in the parish register of St Botolph w/o Aldgate 1655 which intrigued me…
|What resources or experiences were most influential in shaping your parish interests?||
I fleshed out the family tree via Ancestry and a variety of marvellous links concerning the political and social lives of women leading up to the English Civil War.
|With what parish or parishes do you feel the strongest connection and why?||
The Stepney Parish registers has records of christenings, marriage and burials of my maternal Clark line of Shipwrights and Ropers. I am intrigued by the Independents and non-conformists splinter groups of the Church of England. Learning about non-conformity in the ancestral past has become a passion as the spiritual and constitutional conflicts in my present(Australian Republican).