Articles and books by Ruth A. Symes employing innovative approaches to family history
'I have been a family historian for more than 40 years, and a professional historian for over 30, but as I read it, I was constantly encountering new ways of looking at my family history....Essential reading I would say!' Alan Crosby, WDYTYA Magazine
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
When analysing your ancestors' letters...
.... consider the balance they have achieved between
SENTIMENT: 'I must reveal to you my feelings and my hopes'
RESTRAINT : 'You must forgive me for presuming to write to you'