Tag Archives: Wales

A sad Christmas story

Merry Christmas, and I hope it’s a happy season for you and those you love. That’s a much older (and slightly sinister) version of Father Christmas from 1855, before he turned into jolly red-faced, red-hooded Santa. Old Father Christmas His … Continue reading

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The Shoestring Genealogist: Find My Past offers

The Shoestring Genealogist is delighted to learn about some excellent offers from FindMyPast, available until the end of August. If you’ve got a spare pound, euro or dollar, read on… The UK version of FindMyPast is offering a month’s subscription for … Continue reading

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Welsh Newspapers Online – read all about it

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi hapus! Happy St David’s Day! March 1st is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and what better day to write about an important new development in Welsh genealogical and historical research? I’m … Continue reading

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