A missing ancestor

The First World War has always fascinated me – not only because of the tragic loss of human life – ...
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An awareness of the past

After several years’ research and countless hours of scribbling I’ve just taken delivery of an advance copy of a book ...
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The importance of death records

How many of us order death certificates to enhance our family research? I suspect that more birth and marriage certificates ...
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Is madness contagious?

I have spent the last few years researching the rich archive of case notes for patients admitted to asylums in ...
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Does age matter?

Starting your family research is like embarking on a journey – it may take you a little longer to get ...
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