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Beautifully illustrated family history books with a difference by a frequent contributor to the UK family history press. I write for Family Tree Magazine UK; Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical and Bookazine; Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. The publishers of my family history books are Pen and Sword Books and The History Press. I tweet (and retweet) thought-provoking content designed to help you tweak your approach to (your family) history at @RuthaSymes . Do follow me.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Ancestors' Signatures - New book to help you find out more



Find out more about your ancestor from his/her signature 
(and many other aspects of his/her personal writing)



Tracing Ancestors Through Letters and  Personal Writings

(Pen and Sword, 2016)

Out Next Week



                                                                       [From The Brighter Blackout Book, by Howard Thomas and Marjorie Banks, George Allen and Unwin, 1939]




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Ideas for Christmas From Your Ancestors (2): Bring Home a Real Tree !


Bring Home a Real Tree!


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Household Harmony, Being the Extra Christmas Part of the Girl’s Own Paper, 1888.




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