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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.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Ideas for Christmas from Your Ancestors (1): Decorate Your Staircase With Evergreens!

Decorate Your Staircase With Evergreens !

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' Hall and staircase decoration, rather than crowding evergreens into reception rooms, is a modern fashion. There is an air of welcome to a Christmas guest when he steps into a hall and mounts a staircase greeted by graceful festoons reaching from one corner of a cornice to another, ' Supplement to the Sheffield and Rotherham Independent, Saturday December 24th, 1881. 

Girls' Own Paper December 20th 1884.

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