Family history

Background information

Posted on

A couple of days ago, someone asked on one of the groups I am on, how people find information to fill out their family history.  She was researching the plain births, marriages and deaths information for the family, but wanted a little more colour, some information to bring the time period to life.  I have […]

Family history

Old and New Maps for family history

Posted on

A tweet from the National Library of Scotland this morning reminded me that I had intended to blog about the facility offered by the National Library of Scotland, which allows you to place two maps side by side, for any place in the UK.  Thus you can compare modern and Victorian maps for places that […]