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
Unlock the secrets of the size and shape of your family in 1939
Give the Gift of '39
Did you know the 1939 Register at Findmypast is more than just a record set? You’ll be able to take your 1939 discoveries a step further by giving the information you find a more permanent home.
The records you can unlock form a small part of one of the most important documents in 20th century British history, and now, with our online gift shop, you can have your family's household waiting for you to unlock - turned into a beautiful book or print. Just follow the steps below to then click Buy Now under the item of your choice on the unlocked record page.
Alternatively, check out our range of 1939-themed mugs, tea towels and t-shirts in our gift shop.