Disclaimer and Copyright


Shelley’s Family Histories and Mysteries is my personal family history blog. I base the stories on facts uncovered through my genealogy research.

I evaluate the facts and use my imagination to visualise the interaction between characters, interwoven with social context. Speculation about those interactions may be interspersed with imagined dialogue to bring a story to life. Sometimes I use my memory where the stories relate to more recent times. Occasionally I like to write a fictional tale based on a true story. I will clearly indicate these stories. Some blog posts will present a mystery or interesting genealogy findings.

I cite all sources where I make direct statements of fact. I include a bibliography of the principal books and websites I have consulted when relevant. If you are wondering what the basis is for anything in my stories and I haven’t said, contact me and I’ll try to let you know.


© Shelley Farr and Shelley’s Family Histories and Mysteries, 2020.

I do not allow use of my written material without my prior permission. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Shelley Farr and Shelley’s Family Histories and Mysteries with appropriate and specific direction to the original.