Women and the Victorian army

Women who married Victorian soldiers joined the regiment and, if they were lucky, might follow their husbands around the world.

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Breaking down brick walls

Chris Broom, a professional genealogy tutor, gives some helpful hints on breaking down those brick walls

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The Mayors of Newbury
The Mansion House of 1742, demolished for William Adey's town hall

The Mayors of Newbury

Newbury has had 422 mayoral elections since 1596, and the office holders have included businessmen, bankrupts and ballerinas.

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Who do you think you are? A Latvian FH story
Great Amber Concert Hall in Liepājā, designed by one of Dr Pihlens' family

Who do you think you are? A Latvian FH story

Hugh Pihlens' grandfather lived in rural Latvia until 1905 when he had to escape for his life. What happened to him, and to Latvia, afterwards?

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Alice through the wardrobe

Alice Chaucer was a remarkable woman, thrice married, who lived through turbulent medieval times.

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