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, 8 January 2019

The Meghan Markles of Yesteryear - How did the British react?

Out now - my article 'Dollar Princesses'



In which I look at what our ancestors made of visiting American women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

in Issue No. 69 (January 2019) of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical (online subscription magazine)


https://discoveryourancestors.co.uk/








Inside you'll find:
...
Rinking: an Edwardian craze: Roller skating as a leisure activity has a surprisingly long history. Jayne Shrimpton investigates this pastime, which peaked in the Edwardian age

La Belle Sauvage: Nick Thorne visits a coaching inn where the printing presses disturbed the guests

'Dollar Princesses': Ruth A Symes looks at what our ancestors made of visiting American women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries


#meghanmarkle #duchessofsussex #americanwomen #usawomen #usawomen'shistory #Meghan #royalbride #dollarprincesses #dollarprincess #henryjames #discoveryourancestors

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