Monthly Archives: August 2018

Document of the Week – Hire Purchase Agreement

I am starting a new series of weekly posts, where I look at a single document held in the Rees Scott Archive. This will show the diverse type of records any family archive might hold. I will use the twitter … Continue reading

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Back to School – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

Eileen Scott’s Geography exercise book This weeks #52Ancestors topic is ‘Back to School’ and I’ve chosen to show Eileen Scott’s Geography exercise book, which dates from 1944, when she aged 14 and attended the South East London Technical Institute, run … Continue reading

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Non-Population: Schrödinger’s cat – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘Non-Population’. This one really made me think. I suppose I could look at missing census records – that’s all to do with non-population, as maybe they didn’t get counted. However, I eventually decided to focus … Continue reading

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Family Legend – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘Family Legend’. One of our family legends is that at one stage our family owned half of Monmouthshire – but it was lost by a gambling relative. So how much truth have I been able … Continue reading

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Youngest – ’52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks’

This week’s #52Ancestors topic is ‘youngest‘. Whilst I could add the youngest person I have on my family tree – one of my great nieces, I do not generally put details on living people in these posts. So instead I … Continue reading

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