Monthly Archives: September 2018

Book of Me Prompts – October 2018

Welcome to the tenth set of prompts for the 2018 Series of the Book of Me. You can read when the prompts are published and about the few changes at my earlier post HERE There are five prompts each month and … Continue reading

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Introduction to National Library Week 8-13 Oct 2018

National Library week (#librariesweek) in the UK is from the 8th – 13th October 2018 and given how much I enjoyed the A-Z Challenge in April, I thought I would write a post every day through October linked to libraries and archives … Continue reading

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Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles Webinar

This webinar will be broadcast live at 8pm US Eastern time (or 1 am UK time) on 12/13th September. The presentation will be available to all for one week before being made available to Legacy Webinar subscribers only. A comprehensive … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #36 – The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon

As a rule of thumb I do not enjoy fantasy novels, but I do enjoy historical fiction and this series is set between the two genres. Some years ago, a friend introduced me to the author, Diana Gabaldon who writes … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine (UK) – Research Rarities Series

As my 2018 series, Research Rarities, draws to a close I was delighted when the October 2018 issue of the UK genealogical magazine Family Tree arrived with me last week. You can see the full series of articles below in reverse … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #35 – Tracing Your Ancestors Through Letters and Personal Writings by Ruth A Symes

This made it to the favourite’s list for whole host of reasons. Our existence can be tracked in paper from the moment we are born, through education, employment and taxation records. Houses we buy and sell and even articles we … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation from Where am I Now? to……

The #6Degrees meme occurs on the 1st of the month over at the blog, Books are my Favourite and Best which is written by Kate. I had not come across this memoir, but was familiar with the actress, although I did not recognise … Continue reading

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