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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.

Monday, 5 December 2016

Ideas for Christmas From Your Ancestors - 11 - Table Settings

Polish Your Silver!


'First and foremost, dress the table with glossy, spotless damask, brilliant glass, and the brightest of silver plate...'

Ida Meller,  The Devon and Exeter Gazette, Friday December 23rd, 1910

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Formal Place Setting for a Twelve Course Dinner  (2011) - Wikimedia Commons


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