Clogs and Clippers is my family history blog, where I share stories about the people I’m researching, information about the places and times in which they lived, and my ruminations on the ups and downs of genealogical research.
by Stella Budrikis on March 31, 2019 at 9:23 am
John Ward and his family left Rastrick in Yorkshire, sometime before 1901, and returned to Lancashire. They settled in Milnrow, not far from Littleborough, where they'd been […]
Littleborough in Lancashire
by Stella Budrikis on March 9, 2019 at 9:01 am
The so-called Roman Road on Blackstone Edge near Littleborough.Photo by Humphrey Bolton Let's follow John and Mary Ward, as they leave Walton le Dale in the 1870s and move to […]
What does it mean to trust God?
by Stella Budrikis on April 1, 2019 at 9:05 am
Trust is important in any relationship. But there are two levels of trust. The first involves our expectation that the other person will do us good rather than […]
Ruth and Boaz - more than a quaint story
by Stella Budrikis on October 25, 2018 at 4:51 am
She was a young, childless widow, an immigrant with no property and no income. He was a respectable land owner in a small town. Their story has a touch of […]