Monthly Archives: July 2013

Before 1841: the census

Most books about family history will tell you that very few census returns for the period before 1841 exist, and that most of those which do exist are only headcounts: ie they list numbers of people rather than names. As … Continue reading

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Information for Free: Webinars

I’ve recently discovered the joys of webinars. If you have no idea what this┬ámeans – and I didn’t! – a webinar is a seminar which is hosted over the Internet. You don’t even need to leave home. All you need … Continue reading

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Goad Maps

Another busy week in the Archives, this time looking at old photographs to illustrate the Oral History project. My partner – who is working on the photographic side of the project – decided that his input would be the comparison … Continue reading

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