Category Archives: UK

Planning a Pilgrimage – Part 1

Last year, I took a three-week trip in the UK, which I call a pilgrimage rather than a genealogy research trip. Rest assured, some research was done, but my plan was to focus more on a place that was important … Continue reading

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One way to spend your genealogy budget

Do you have a budget for genealogy research? Many of us spend regularly on subscriptions to online databases, such as Ancestry or Findmypast, and that pretty much exhausts our finances. However, as we contemplate this new year, it’s worth considering … Continue reading

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Nothing like the real thing

Marian Pierre-Louis writes of the importance of “getting local” with research in her Roots and Rambles blog and I couldn’t agree more. we are fortunate to have great tools to take us beyond the letters, records and even artifacts that … Continue reading

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Spitalfields Nippers

Each of Horace Warner’s evocative photos of grubby east London children, taken early in the 20th century, tell us a fragment of a story, but leave us with so many questions. They look posed in working situations – washing laundry, … Continue reading

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