One of the most useful resources when exploring family history is an atlas, especially one giving both political and topographical features. I find historical atlases useful, too, as they enable me to compare changing political boundaries over time.
09 December 2010
03 December 2010
When you think of the seaside, does the song Rule Britannia spring to mind? Perhaps ideas of slavery comes to mind, however, especially if some of your ancestors were slaves and/or slave owners.