Essential Reading

'I have been a family historian for more than 40 years, and a professional historian for over 30, but as I read it, I was constantly encountering new ways of looking at my family history....Essential reading I would say!' Alan Crosby, WDYTYA Magazine

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Author Photo - Family First

Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past 
By Ruth A. Symes
  • Understand family photos better
  • Learn more about the size and shape of your family in the past and how they might have interacted
  • Enjoy great tips for solving family history mysteries - Who was the father? Could mothers limit the size of their families? Why were children given those names? Did pecking order matter? Why didn't father marry aunty? Was great-grandmother really as old as she said she was? Who were the family's neighbours and friends? ..... And much more....