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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 Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together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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Dyhouse, Carol.
Feminism and the Family in England, 1880-1939:
(Basil Blackwell, 1989). Out-of-print paperback. Paperback. Scattered ink annotation not affecting legibility, otherwise good. vi + 204pp. Order No. NSBK-C5789
Keywords: 0631167366, feminism, women, history, family, Victorian, Britain, British, England, English, nineteenth century, twentieth century, domestic, domesticity, marriage, sexuality, private sphere, separate spheres, economic, reproduction, childbirth, childcare, families
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Bigwood, Rosemary.
The Scottish Family Tree Detective: Tracing Your Ancestors in Scotland
(Manchester University Press, 2006). Paperback. Brand new, fine. xiv + 292pp. Order No. NSBK-C14639
Keywords: 9780719071850, family tree, geneaology, geneaological, history, Scotland, Scottish, ancestors, Scots, archives, population, demography, parish registers, census, research, birth, marriage, death
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Boyd, Kenneth M.
Scottish Attitudes to Sex, Marriage and the Family, 1850-1914:
(John Donald, 1980). Hardback. Very good in sunfaded dustwrapper. ix + 401pp. Order No. NSBK-A11476
Keywords: 0859760561, Scottish, Scotland, Scotswomen, Scotsmen, Scotswoman, Scotsman, Scotch, history, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, twentieth century, Victorian, sex, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, marriage, family, families
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Symes, Ruth A.
Stories from Your Family Tree: Researching Ancestors within Living Memory
(The History Press, 2009). Paperback. New book, fine. x + 172pp. Order No. NSBK-A14177
Keywords: 075095082X, family tree research, Ruth A. Symes, genealogy, genealogical, history, family history, families, social history, North West England, Wigan, Liverpool, Tanzania, Tanganyika, Manchester, death, birth, mortality, census, working class, working classes, Lancashire, Symes, Sachak, Wilkinson, Daniels, Cooke, lodgers
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Waldfogel, Jane.
Women Working for Less: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Family Gap
(STICERD, 1993). A discussion paper. Paperback. Biro annotation on front cover, otherwise very good. 61pp. Order No. NSBK-C10415
Keywords: B000HBZR3C, women, women's work, women and work, gender, family, families, economy, economics, wages, pay, twentieth century, 20th, Britain, British, England, English, history
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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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Westwood, Sallie.
All Day Every Day: Factory and Family in the Making of Women's Lives
(Pluto Press, 1984). Paperback. Cover soiled and bent, otherwise good. viii + 259pp. Order No. NSBK-C12713
Keywords: 0861047605, ethnicity, work, labour, factory, factories, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, women's work, women and work, family, children, twentieth century, 20th, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, feminism, feminists, shopfloor, Asians, Indians, hosiery, Needletown
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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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Meriam, Adele Stuart.
The Stepfather in the Family:
(Chicago UP, 1940). A Social Service Monograph of the University of Chicago. The approach is both sociological and legalistic. Meriam looks at judicial decisions and "sets out the logic and arguments on which those decisions have been based.She brings out clearly the strange dilemma created because of the position of the courts in accordance with the principle that by marriage the stepfather undertakes no obligations to the children of an earlier marriage, as over and against the logic of the older view that when he married a woman a husband took his wife with all of her liabilities." The problem of the stepfather; the stepfather as a stranger; the in loco parentis relationship; liability to support; right of stepfather to his stepchild's earnings; inheritance; right to punish; etc. Paperback. Ex library, covers yellowed, otherwise good+. x + 158pp. Order No. NSBK-A2346
Keywords: B000HBYPWQ, stepfather, step-parent, fatherhood, parenting, law, legal, America, American, American history, USA, United States, family
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