Denise discusses the history of her ancestors the Lascelles family who were involved in the English Civil War and the slave trade.
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Claudia Hull talks about her ancestors the Holmes family who were successful shipbuilders and shipwrights in County Durham, Auckland NZ and Melbourne.
Ann describes her ancestors experience with the devastating flood of 1852 in the Holmfirth area of Yorkshire.
Brian Reid discusses the subject of the marriage settlement laws across the 17th to 20th centuries through the lens of the Ewbanke family
Jennifer describes her research to understand and resolve the mystery of when and why her family name was changed and by whom.
Cherlyn examines the Durham Records Online website which contains high-quality transcriptions of parish records in County Durham and parts of Northumberland and Yorkshire.
Jenny provides a history of tanning before examining the industry in Chester and Warrington through the eyes of her ancestors, the Guest family.
James tells the story of his convict ancestors and their journey from the West Riding of Yorkshire to Tasmania and then Victoria where they overcame the stigma of the convict…
The social consequences of unemployment caused by the closure of a major industry in the North of England during the 1930s is discussed. The Jarrow Crusade and March to London…