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We're Back! New Young Archivists team for Paganel Archives Raring to go

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting the 6 new young archivists from Paganel year 6 who have opted to take on the school archive for this coming year. 182 more words

Who Needs this Book?

If you have stories to share with your family, whether you have been researching a short time or a long time, this book will:
• take you through the four stages of publishing projects… 104 more words

Genealogical And Local History Books In Print

A Smuggling Affray

In the 18th century, smuggling was big business. Fleets of fast cutters and larger ships up to 200 tons were purpose-built for running illicit cargoes. Entrepôts in France and the Channel Islands had warehouses stuffed with goods to sell to the smugglers. 1,707 more words


Root Beer With a Striking Level of Detail

Anyone besides me see that name and think “High Resolution Root Beer”? No? Just me?


“A cool bottle of Hires Rootbeer on a sweltering hot day is highly essential to comfort and health. 95 more words

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Silver City

The site where Silver City is now situated was first used as an Apache campsite and later as a Spanish copper mining center. Silver City itself was founded about 1870 after the discovery of silver. 782 more words


This Week in Chester History...

In 1955, Bill and Bob Conover of Pleasant Hill Road purchased a 10-ton, “bright red monster of a bus” and 5 acres on Route 206 for a garage and office. 44 more words

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I  have been doing these blogs, Memories of East Anglia, since June 2011.  The first 6 months of blogs were listed on 28 December 2011. 598 more words

Local History