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

Friday, 1 December 2017

Ancestors' Advent Calendar: Dec 1st: Decorate Your Christmas Staircase With Evergreens!

' Hall and staircase decoration, rather than crowding evergreens into reception rooms, is a modern fashion. There is an air of welcome to a Christmas guest when he steps into a hall and mounts a staircase greeted by graceful festoons reaching from one corner of a cornice to another, ' Supplement to the Sheffield and Rotherham Independent, Saturday December 24th, 1881. 

 How do you decorate your staircase for Christmas? Use the comments box.

Tomorrow's Ancestors' Advent Idea

For a full article on how your ancestors decorated for Christmas click here

Girls' Own Paper December 20th 1884

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