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
Have you ever been asked, “where were you when..?” Have you thought about the local and national events that shaped your ancestors lives?
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.