Monthly Archives: May 2015

Milboroughs and Montilions

John, Ann, William, Mary, Thomas and Elizabeth. These are probably names which appear dozens, if not hundreds of times in your family history, particularly as you delve into the earlier decades of the 18th century. However, while researching you family … Continue reading

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La epidemia de cólera de 1854: Noya

Todos recordaréis mi artículo (en inglés) sobre la epidemia de cólera que asoló España en 1854-1855. Como el resto del país, Galicia se vio afectada por la enfermedad que en cuestión de semanas acabaría con la vida de cientos de … Continue reading

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Remembering the centennary of the Lusitania sinking

For my come back to blogging I thought I would share a short article on one of my favourite historical episodes of all: the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which took place on 7 May 1915. Exactly 100 years ago, … Continue reading

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