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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, 19 December 2016

Daily Ideas from Your Ancestors For Christmas - 24 - Send Plenty of Greetings!

Indulge in the Custom of Cards !

‘CHRISTMAS CARDS – Judging from the displays in the stationers’ windows, there does not appear to be the slightest falling off in the demand for Christmas cards, and they are there an endless variety. The interchange of friendly greetings through the medium of the prettily-designed cards is a custom that will not readily fall into disuse, at least not so long as it is encouraged by the production of cards of real artistic excellence at a nominal figure.’

Aberdeen Evening Express 13 December 1894 


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