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

Friday, 15 December 2017

Ancestors' Advent Calendar: Dec 15th: Light a Christmas Candle in your Window


'Among the Christmas customs that have entirely fallen into disuse may be mentioned the Christmas candle, which was lighted in most houses on Christmas morning, and allowed to burn undisturbed until the close of day.'


North Wales Chronicle 25th December 1886


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