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Certificates for British Civil Registration Available Online

I wish the title of this article were really true!  It’s nearly true – does that count?  If you’re really fast on your keyboards it will be true for a brief time starting 7 November!  358 more words

Research

Ill Advised?

Francesca’s been investigating the death certificates of her ancestors in the hope it will help her with research for her novel.

For anyone who’s been watching the TV series, Poldark, you’ll know that one of the characters died of something they called ‘putrid throat’. 731 more words

Mystery number one: Nan (part 1)

Nan was my father’s mother and the only grandparent I can remember. I knew her as a child in the early 1960s, but she died when I was eleven. 755 more words

Family History