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Browsing Archive: May, 2021

Historic day for Leicester

Posted by David Brougham on Sunday, May 16, 2021, In : Ramblings 

15th May 2021 will go down as an historic and memorable day for Leicester.  It was the day the City won the Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup and £1.8 million pounds.  And what a day it was.  Historic because it was the first time that Leicester have won the cup.  Previously they had been in the final 4 times and 4 times they had failed.  2021 saw their successful 5th attempt.  On a wet cold day in May in the middle of a pandemic they won – they became the 45th name to be etched ...


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A new milestone for family historians

Posted by David Brougham on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, In : Family History Research 


With the change in marriage certificates today for England and Wales bringing it in line with Scotland and NI, it marks another step forward in family history research.


In my last blog I spoke about how historians would look back and view the pandemic of the early 2020's, and yet today we are living through it and know the answers.  I wonder how family historians, will research their family history in 100 or 200 years’ time?

With the mothers name on the wedding certificate, it provides ye...


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