The repeal of the calico act 1744 was one of the most important acts of the Industrial Revolution
Do you have family history connections with Cheshire? Tithe maps are just another fascinating source of information to help you to discover more about your family history
Family history in North Hampshire? These tithe maps may be just what you need to solve a few puzzles in your family tree
So many of our ancestors had seemingly humble occupations that it is easy to overlook the important role they played in the life
Connect with the lives of your family members, capture the reality and essence of the story of their lives, documents,photos and map them with the places where they lived worked and played… here is an example…No why not become your own map maker and family treasure curator…
What links Santa Claus, Mark Twain and the village of Sleepy Hollow?
The London Library is an inspirational institution with many intriguing connections to people such as Charles Dickens
Do you have a family history connection to East Meon in Hampshire? If so, then the church of All Saints, sitting on a rise above the village with Park Hill rising behind it, is as good a place as any to start. Find out what your family connection might be to this beautiful Hampshire village.
Many people in your family history will have served in the services in the last two World Wars but how many others did their bit in the Home Guard and how do we go about tracking them down. Use local museums and archives as a starting point to finding out about those one million volunteers.