Using newspapers for genealogy is a must! They are an invaluable resource for those tracing their family history. Using them can lead to discovering amazing nuggets of information about your ancestors. But how can you… Read More »Newspapers For Genealogy: 8 Mistakes To Avoid
Thomas Burgin was an ordinary man whose life took an extraordinary turn. In this blog post I’ll explore the records that reveal his journey from costermonger to possible killer. Thomas’ Beginnings Thomas was the 2nd… Read More »Who was Thomas Burgin? A Costermonger and Killer.
A gamekeeper’s daughter, the eerie night-time call of an owl caused Caroline Woodrow no fear – but the wolf whistles and jeers of evening city-dwellers caused her heart to quicken. Frightened, she hurried down the street, swinging her head from side to side, as she desperately surveyed her surroundings.