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Audrey Collins
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Who do I think I am?
View from Anderston to Govan (featuring the 'Squinty Bridge') In 2014 I did something I have never done before, and may never do again. I paid with my own money to attend a family history fair in the UK. I have attended every Who Do You Think You Are - Live...
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For anyone who was just at today's 'Monday with Myrt' and especially fro Russ Worthington whose Christmas memory was of visiting Wanamaker's in Philadelphia, here's a picture I took of the organ there in 2008. And yes, it was being played at the time 
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Gazing at the Gazettes - beta site
I've been looking at the new beta site for The Gazette  which is set to replace the three separate sites for the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes. It looks very different. I am a big fan of the Gazettes, and the London Gazette in particular. It is a w...
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Memories of the Probate Service - Somerset House
The recent news about the move of the Probate Service searchroom from First Avenue House, with little advance publicity, set me thinking about how things have changed over the years. When I started researching, back in the 1980s, the Probate Search Room was...
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Where are the wills? Searching for the searchroom
I heard from a couple of reliable sources this week that the Principal Probate Registry searchroom is no longer at First Avenue House, but has moved to the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand. This move will only affect researchers who want to search and ...
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Wordless Wednesday - occupations
I have a large collection of old (and comfortably out of copyright!) books, many of therm with illustrations. In fact, I bought quite a f...
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Copac update: The National Archives Library added
Copac National, Academic and Specialist Library Catalogue I'm a big fan of copac*  and I use it a lot to find resources in UK and Ir...
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