Essential Reading

'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, 10 April 2012

Other Publications by Ruth A. Symes

Books and Articles by Ruth A. Symes

Ruth A. Symes and Trev Broughton (eds), The Governess: An Anthology, Sutton Press, 1997.

Ruth A. Symes and Peter Fjagesund, The Northern Utopia: British Perceptions of Norway in the Nineteenth Century, Rodopi, 2003

Ruth A. Symes, Stories from Your Family Tree: Researching Ancestors Within Living Memory, The History Press, 2008. Buy this book:

Ed. Ruth A. Symes, Walter Wright, From Corncrake to Combine: Memoirs of a Cheshire Farmer, Tempus, 2008.

I am/have been a frequent contributor to the following magazines: 

Who Do You Think You Are?

Family Tree Magazine

Practical Family History

Family History Monthly


Your Family Tree

Your Family History

Slightly Foxed: The Real Reader's Quarterly

Discover My Past Scotland (Online magazine)

Discover My Past England (Online magazine)

Scotland Magazine

Scottish Heritage

Keywords: European ancestors, Europe, ancestry, family history, genealogy, oral history, England, English, language, immigrants, immigration, regions, regional, British Isles, UK, England, English

1 comment:

  1. I've just read your article on Autograph books on Genes Reunited, and wondered if you might give permission, please, to re-print it (with Australian content inserted), in our local family history journal (our society has approx. 250 members).
    Kind regards, Sandra
    (Mornington Peninsula FHS).