Now available on Amazon: Tracing Your Ancestors' Lives: A Guide to Social History for Family Historians
The Social Historian
The Social Historian
Victorian Christmas Tree Decorations
Crowds Flock to Sunnyside Beach in 1922
300 years ago in England
Loss of the Dryad
Extraordinary Rape at the Stepney Toll House
Wanted in Waterford
Cyclone in the Indian Ocean
Ty Newydd Colliery Flood of 1877
Carrington Solar Flare of 1859
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
The Ghost Days
Female Emigration to Australia 1833-1837
The Journals of Thomas Thistlewood
The Past and the Present
10 Examples of Fake News from History
Sears Roebuck Mail Order Catalogue
Death in the Time of Cholera
General Paresis of the Insane
Visitation of the Plague, London 1665
Part Five: James and Laura Mackie
Part Four: James and Laura Mackie
Part Three: James and Laura Mackie
Pedlars Tinkers and Hawkers
Help Wanted: Sobriety, Diligence and Honesty Required
The Mysterious Christmas Card from the Isle of Wight
An Imaginary Conversation with my Great-Great-Grandfather
Breach of Promise
Part Three: 129 Claimants Battle for Thomas Henry Blythe’s Estate
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The death of Thomas Henry Blythe in his sixtieth year sparked a battle in the probate courts that would last...
Part Two: 129 Claimants Battle for Thomas Henry Blythe’s Estate
13 min read
When Thomas Henry Blythe, a millionaire real estate tycoon from San Francisco died in 1883, no will was found among his...
Part One: 129 Claimants Battle for Thomas Henry Blythe’s Estate
14 min read
At half past 5 o’clock on April 4, 1883, real estate tycoon Thomas Henry Blythe died suddenly at his home at...
Murder or Accident?
12 min read
The charred and headless body of David Scollie was found in the ruins of a fire that took place on...
Great Fire of 1922
5 min read
In Northern Ontario, the unusually hot and dry conditions that had prevailed throughout the summer of 1922 continued unabated into...
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