The British Museum was fortified against attack. Manchester was in the hands of the Chartists. Over 3 million people signed a petition fighting for the right for all men to vote. Chartism is about more than a few blokes waving around a petition. It’s a vital part of British history. Find out more with expert Mark Crail.
What kind of street did your ancestor live on? What can their road tell you about their lives?
he devastating effect of war should not be underestimated. Tracing our family history during WWI is crucial, and will help us to understand the ways in which war effected all our ancestors. I was particularly struck by the losses of one Pither family. I don’t know how or if they are connected to my Pither(s) but I found their story so compelling that I just had to share it.
As a mother, historic attitudes towards pregnancy and childbirth, have always fascinated me. Recently, I researched a client’s ancestor – a woman who spent a lo
1. “Home is where the heart is” Our home is an important part of our lives. Finding out more about the places your ancestors lived gives you a valuable insight
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