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Laura Berry at Who Do You Think You Are show 2016

Laura Berry at Who Do You Think You Are show 2016

OKay we’re on the Discover Your Ancestors stand at Who Do You Think You Are? Live in Birmingham 2016 with Laura Berry who has written Discover Your Ancestors Occupations book. Hi Laura, so could you tell us something about the book? This is my first ever book which I’m very excited about and it really …

Free Internet Archive & Wayback Machine

Free Internet Archive & Wayback Machine

Hey everybody this is Connie Knox with another Tiny tip Tuesday. Today’s tiny tip is about the Internet Archive or also known as the Wayback Machine. I wanted to show you this because it you you never know what you’re gonna find. So many of us do research from home and this is a great …

Free Internet Archive & Wayback Machine

Hey everybody this is Connie Knox with another Tiny tip Tuesday. Today’s tiny tip is about the Internet Archive or also known as the Wayback Machine. I wanted to show you this because it you you never know what you’re gonna find. So many of us do research from home and this is a great …

Why Do We Have Middle Names?

Why Do We Have Middle Names?

Most of us can understand the utility of having a first name: since it prevents us from calling everyone we meet “hey you!” And in many naming customs, surnames are a way to tie us to our family members and express our direct lineage. But why do we have middle names? Do they have any …

Genghis Khan – Greatest Conqueror Ever?

Genghis Khan – Greatest Conqueror Ever?

To the Chinese he was the barbarian scourge born from the wastes. To the Europeans he was a demonic servant, leading a “detestable nation of Satan that poured like devils from Tartarus”. To human history though he was one of the greatest warlords in history. We’re talking of course, about Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan was …