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Beautifully illustrated family history books with a difference by a frequent contributor to the UK family history press. I write for Family Tree Magazine UK; Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical and Bookazine; Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. The publishers of my family history books are Pen and Sword Books and The History Press. I tweet (and retweet) thought-provoking content designed to help you tweak your approach to (your family) history at @RuthaSymes . Do follow me.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Author Photo - Family First

Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past 
By Ruth A. Symes

  • Understand family photos better
  • Learn more about the size and shape of your family in the past and how they might have interacted
  • Enjoy great tips for solving family history mysteries - Who was the father? Could mothers limit the size of their families? Why were children given those names? Did pecking order matter? Why didn't father marry aunty? Was great-grandmother really as old as she said she was? Who were the family's neighbours and friends? ..... And much more....