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Symes, R. A.
Unearthing Family Tree Mysteries:
(Pen and Sword, 2016). The intriguing characters in these real family history mysteries include an agricultural labourer who left secrets behind in Somerset when he migrated to Manchester, a working-class woman who bafflingly lost ten of her fourteen children in infancy, a miner who purportedly went to live with the Red Indians and a merchant prince of the Empire who was rumoured to have two wives. This book shows how a variety of sources including birth, marriage and death certificates, censuses, newspaper reports, passports, recipe books, trade directories, diaries and passenger lists were all used to uncover more, and how much can be detected by setting the characters from your family tree in their proper historical backgrounds. Paperback. New book, fine. ix + 198pp. Order No. NSBK-A15528
Keywords: 9781473862944, social history, geneaology, family trees, women, men, Empire, birth certificates, geneaology, marriage, death, mortality, fertility, diaries, passenger lists, labour, censuses, emigration, family relationships
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Morgan, D.H.J.
Social Theory and the Family:
(RKP, 1975). Paperback. With newspaper cutting and letter from the author pasted onto front endpapers, overall good. viii + 280pp. Order No. NSBK-C2391
Keywords: 0710081804, social theory, family
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Foreman, Ann.
Femininity as Alienation: Women and the Family in Marxism and Pyschoanalysis
(Pluto Press, 1977). Paperback. Very good+. 168pp. Order No. NSBK-C11112
Keywords: 0904383628, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, family, families, Marxism, psychoanalysis, psychoanalytical, feminism, feminists, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender
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Edwards, Rosalind.
Mature Women Students: Separating or Connecting Family and Education
(Taylor and Francis, 1993). Hardback. Very good in dustwrapper. v + 179pp. Order No. NSBK-A14087
Keywords: 0748400869, mature students, female, women, women's education, adult education, family, academic, Britain, British, England, English, United Kingdom, UK, higher education, university, universities, colleges
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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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Symes, Ruth A.
It Runs in the Family:
(The History Press, 2013). In the quest to uncover our family history, we turn to written records, the family album and even heirlooms. However, they can often be difficult to interpret and sometimes pose more questions than they answer: Why didn't my ancestors smile for the camera? Why did great-grandfather wear a beard while his sons were clean-shaven? Why is my great-grandmother holding flowers in this photograph? Drawing on evidence from social history, women's history, and the histories of photography, art and fashion, and using examples from the lowly as well as the famous, Ruth Symes explores many aspects of ordinary life in the past - from the state of the nation's teeth, to the legal and economic connotations of wearing a wedding ring and even the business of keeping a dog. This fascinating volume aims to help family historians get to know their elusive ancestors by deciphering the wealth of personal and historical clues contained in photographs, documents and artefacts. Paperback. New book, fine. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-D15428
Keywords: 9780752497020, family history, family, families, Ruth Symes, genealogy, geneaolgical, social history, evidence, sources, research, women, old photographs, photography
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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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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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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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Anderson, Michael.
Approaches to the History of the Western Family, 1500-1914:
(Macmillan, 1980). Studies in Economic and Social History. Paperback. Covers browned, otherwise good+. 96pp. Order No. NSBK-A7186
Keywords: 0333240650, family, motherhood, fatherhood, marriage, conjugal, families, illegitimate, illegitimacy, parenthood, domesticity, sex, children, child, conceptions, extramarital, spouses, population, demography, demographic, households, economy, economics, inheritance, Studies in Economic and Social History
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