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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, 16 December 2016

Daily Ideas for Christmas from Your Ancestors -22 - Burn A Yule Log With The Family!

Create a 'Circle of Glee'!

While the Christmas Log is Burning!

Hail to the night when we gather once more
All the forms we love to meet;
When we've many a guest that's dear to our breast:
And the household dog at out feet.
Who would not be in the circle of glee; 
When heart to heart is yearning -
When joy breathes out in the laughing about
While the Christmas log is burning!

Eliza Cook

County Express; Brierley Hill, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, and Dudley News, 25th December, 1869

WISEMAN, James Foster Turner from James Harris,  Logs for the Christmas Fire. A selection of tales ... in prose and verse, riddles, charades, ... jokes, etc, (1876) https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36539251

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