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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 what family historians, will research their family history in 100 or 200 years’ time?

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


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Leaving our historical footprints for tomorrows generation

Posted by David Brougham on Saturday, July 23, 2011, In : Family History Research 
As I prepare to move house you start to think about the good memories and of course, some not so good.  22 years is a long time in one house - a quarter of the average life.  Yet in the reaches of history it isn't really a pin prick.  In 1901 the Census reveals that Alice King aged 31, lived in my house with her 2 daughters, Doris W, aged 6 and Gladys R, aged 4.  Although Mrs King is described as married, there is no record of her husband.  Where could he have been I wonder?  Mrs King was a s...
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