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Sue Adams (Family Folk)
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Genealogical and historical truth seeker
Genealogical and historical truth seeker

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I will present “Whispers and Secrets: Women in Property Records of the Manorial Court” on 31 August 2018 at the Secret Lives: Hidden Voices of our Ancestors conference held at Jury’s Inn, Hinckley.  This interview with Helen Tovey of Family Tree Magazine…
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Product launches and bold claims of innovation are features of RootsTech and 2018 was no exception.   This year, two announcements were a new global family tree from Findmypast and Family Networks from Living DNA.  Frustratingly, both are in early…
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The centenary of women’s franchise prompted me to dig out the one photograph in my family’s collections that depicts women involved in politics. The Representation of the People Act 1918 gave women the vote for Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom…
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I'm speaking at Clans and Surnames: Irish Family History Week May 2018. Come Join me!
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At this time of the year, you may be looking for a magazine subscription as a gift to yourself or your family’s historian.  Four magazines that I am interested in reading in 2018 are: Who Do You Think You Are? Your Family History Family Tree BBC History…
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Family Tree Magazine (the UK magazine, @familytreemag on Facebook)  has recently launched a Facebook group, Family Tree Academy.  A member asked a question about duty stamps on documents from the United States of America, which indicate that tax had been…
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On Friday I went to my local library in Thetford, to attend the local history group that meets monthly.  This month we explored materials from the special collections.  Thetford library has three collections, two named for notable historical figures…
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The 4 October 2017 was Ask An Archivist Day, an annual Twitter event organised by the Society of American Archivists with participants worldwide.  This year I asked 35 county archives in the UK this question: Do you have microform scanners for searchroom…
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Family Folk returns to the Suffolk Family History Society Fair this Saturday 30 September 2017. Come along and ask for help with your unsolved mysteries, hard to read documents and what to do next.  Don’t be shy to #AskAGenealogist Expert speakers,…
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Last week I spent a couple of days in the vicinity of Stratford-on-Avon, best known as William Shakespeare’s birthplace.  A couple of photographs from my grand-mother’s collection depict a cottage identified by her daughter, Barbara, as Anne Hathaway’s…
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