Family Tree Magazine: March 2022

Some of the feature articles from the March issue now on PressReader

RESEARCHING YOUR IRISH FAMILY HISTORY: David Ryan explores some of the most important collections to help you trace ancestors in the Emerald Isle.

LAUNDRESSES& WASHERWOMEN: A SHORT HISTORY: Just how did folk keep their clothes clean in times past? Adèle Emm rolls up her sleeves to find out.

There’s mention of a Long Drought, from 1890 to 1910, especially in London’s East End. Searching that led me to the article An historical analysis of drought in England and Wales.

SETTLERS IN CANADA: Dr. Simon Wills covers the key resources to help you trace British-origin kin in Canada.

Includes a mention of BIFHSGO Home Child resources.

1921 CENSUS: A USER’S GUIDE: Hints &tips to help you search this fascinating new record collection.

TAKE YOUR RESEARCH OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: David Annal invites you to investigate the less-well-known resources and enrich your research.

THE HOUSE OF WESSEX: Steve Roberts takes us on a light-hearted jaunt back to Saxon times.

RESEARCHING MY FATHER’S CHILDHOOD UNDER THE NAZIS: Helen Munsen reflects on findings and how she came to terms with some difficult truths.


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