Monthly Archives: September 2019

Book Review – Son of Mine by Peter Papathanasiou

In this beautifully written memoir Peter Papathanasiou tells the story of two lives: his own, and that of his mother. From a starting point in modern Australia, the book reaches back to the period after the Second World War, focusing … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The November issue of Family Tree Magazine has recently been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at preserving and publishing your One-Name Study. There is a good deal of overlap between the publishing and preserving elements of … Continue reading

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Red Hills – The Pitman’s Parliament

I recently had opportunity to visit Red Hills – The Pitman’s Parliament in the city of Durham. The home of the Durham Miner’s Association, the venue is usually closed to the public, open otherwise by appointment. I managed to attend … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The October issue of Family Tree Magazine has recently been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at the  fundamental principles of a study, as defined by the Guild of One-Name Studies, the Seven Pillars. This issue focuses … Continue reading

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