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Basic Facts About Sources For Family History In The Home. Iain Swinnerton


Many families possess documents or artefacts which can help to put together names, dates and places for our ancestors. Despite this, many new family historians rush off to libraries and archives much too soon, before they have explored all the possibilities of information very easily obtainable in the family home. A surprising number of everyday objects around the house can give us vital information about our ancestors, and the object of this book is to try and point you in the direction of some of those which you may not have previously considered.