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DNA matches have helped me to find roots in the Orkney Islands and with more old newspapers coming online, I have learned more of the heart-breaking details around my great grandmother’s struggles in Shrewsbury’s slums that led her to the … Continue reading
New on the website… Here are maps where you can find out more about sites of interest around Berkhamsted, from country manors to the gasworks; a guided tour of our historic market town.
Until 1889, the Red Lion Inn provided stables and accommodation for travellers, but behind this façade was a story of deprivation in Red Lion Yard. Living in such cramped conditions, and fuelled by the drink that was taken to alleviate … Continue reading
With the demise of XSitePro, it’s a whole new world with WordPress. Nothing quite like redeveloping websites (for the umpteenth time) to keep the little grey cells firing.