Emmigration in the 19th Century


Having just visited the Titanic Quarter in Belfast at the weekend, it prompted me to write this blog on emmigration from Ireland, particularly in the 19th century.   I think … Read More

Using Newspapers in Geneology

  Although I have used newspaper archives in the past during genealogy research, I have just realized how IMPORTANT these archives really are, particularly when trying to trace living relatives.  … Read More

Recycling in the 19th Century!

During the 19th century, domestic life was very difficult indeed, and particularly so for the poor laundry workers in the BIG HOUSE at the time.   They had the unenviable task … Read More