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Young, Robert, ed.
Memoirs of a Family: 1822 - 1944
(Oxford, 1983). Paperback. Light soiling, otherwise very good. viii + 93pp. Order No. NSBK-A15567
Keywords: 9780950899107, pamphlet, family, families, memoirs, booklets, pamphlets, childhood, autobiography
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Strachey, Barbara.
Remarkable Relations: The Story of the Pearsall Smith Family
(Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980). Hardback. Very good+ in dustwrapper. 351pp. Order No. NSBK-C13649
Keywords: 0575028238, Pearsall Smith, Barbara Strachey, Edwardian, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, family, families, biography, biographies, biographical, lives, life, life histories, life history
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Lynch, Katherine A.
Family, Class and Ideology in Early Industrial France: Social Policy and the Working-Class Family, 1825 - 1848
(Wisconsin UP, 1988). Paperback. Fine. xii + 272pp. Order No. NSBK-A5913
Keywords: 0299117944, social policy, family, families, social history, class, working class, working-class, working classes, France, French, Europe, Europeans, European, nineteenth century, industry, industrial, social policy, workers, demography, demographic, population, labour, labor
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Symes, R. A.
Tracing Your Ancestors Through Letters and Personal Writings: a Guide for Family Historians
(Pen and Sword, 2016). Could your ancestors write their own names or did they mark official documents with a cross? Why did great-grandfather write so cryptically on a postcard home during the First World War? Why did great-grandmother copy all the letters she wrote into letter-books? How unusual was it that great-uncle sat down and wrote a poem, or a memoir? Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together and managing their collective affairs. With industrialisation, improved education, and far more geographical mobility, British people of all classes were writing for new purposes, with new implements, in new styles, using new modes of expression and new methods of communication (e.g. telegrams and postcards). Our ancestors had an itch for scribbling from the most basic marks (initials, signatures and graffiti on objects as varied as trees, rafters and window ledges), through more emotionally-charged kinds of writing such as letters and diaries, to more creative works such as poetry and even fiction. This book shows family historians how to get the most out of documents written by their ancestors and, therefore, how better to understand the people behind the words. Paperback. New book, fine. ix + 270pp. Order No. NSBK-A15529
Keywords: 9781473855434, family, geneaology, family trees, geneaological, diaries, social history, family historians, ancestors, literacy, correspondence, journals, autobiographies, signatures, commonplace books
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Symes, Ruth A.
Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past
(Pen and Sword, 2015). Husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, children, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents - these are the relationships that structure the family tree and fascinate the family historian. But how much do we really know about how our ancestors lived out these multiple roles? Buffeted this way and that by economic developments, legal changes, medical advances, Two World Wars, the rise of the Welfare State, women's emancipation and many other factors, relationships between members of our family in the past were subtly different to those of today and continually transforming. This book is both a social history of the period 1800-1950 and a practical guide on how to set about tracing and better understanding the relationships between members of your own family. What did it mean to be a father in this period, but also, how might you discover the father of an ancestor if his name is not mentioned on the birth certificate? What common ideas were held about the role of wives and mothers, but also, how were multiple births, stillbirths, abortions and infanticides dealt with in the records? What factors might have influenced the size of your ancestor's family, but also why were its children named as they were? Did pecking order in a family matter, but also, was it legal to marry a cousin, or the sister of a deceased wife? How long could people expect to live, but also what records can tell you more about the circumstances of your ancestors' last years? A final chapter considers relationships with neighbours, friends and club associates. Hardback. New book, fine in dustwrapper. 223pp. Order No. NSBK-C15530
Keywords: 9781473833883, family relationships, family trees, geneaology, geneaological, social history, ancestors, tracing ancestors, fathers, mothers, siblings, cousins, women, welfare state, infants, clubs, grandparents
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Vigne, Thea, ed.
Oral History: the Journal of the Oral History Society. Family History Issue
(University of Essex, 1975). Volume 3: Number 2. Paperback. Light soiling and fading to covers, otherwise good+. 64pp. Order No. NSBK-A13980
Keywords: B001ERIRIK, journals, oral history, family history, geneaology, Thea Vigne, Paul Thompson
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Moss, Peter & Fonda, Nickie, eds.
Work and the Family:
(Temple Smith, 1980). Hardback. Very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. 224pp. Order No. NSBK-C1436
Keywords: 0851171990, work, family, twentieth century, sociology
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Hewitt, Patricia.
About Time: Revolution in Work and Family Life
(IPPR, Rivers Oram, 1993). Paperback. Very good. vii + 183pp. Order No. NSBK-A14945
Keywords: 1854890409, Patricia Hewitt, work, family life, life cycle, families, employment, working women, flexible working hours
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Van Every, Jo.
Heterosexual Women Changing the Family: Refusing to Be a Wife
(Taylor & Francis, 1995). Hardback. Very good in dustwrapper. x + 165pp. Order No. NSBK-C14018
Keywords: 0748402837, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, heterosexuality, sexuality, twentieth century, 20th, family, families, sexual roles, household, anti-sexist, households, domestic labour, marriage, mothers, mothering, feminism, feminists
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Arlott, John.
Island Camera: The Isles of Scilly in the photography of the Gibson Family
(David and Charles, 1972). Written in collaboration with Rex Cowan and Frank Gibson. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hardback. Boards and fly leaf slightly soiled, otherwise good + in torn dustwrapper. 110pp. Order No. NSBK-A10434
Keywords: 0715357743, Isles of Scilly, Gibson family, families, islands, photos, photography, photographs, Scillonians, ships, shipping, coasts, coastal, sea birds, Victorian, twentieth century, Edwardian, nineteenth century, 19th
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