Who Do You Think You Are?

LMA launches database of historic BAME Londoners

The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) has launched a digital database that

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The Big Picture
A miner’s daughter in Wigan carries a younger child in her arms during the three-month coal strike of 1921 Britain’s coal industry was in crisis in the years following the First World War. A dramatic increase in domestic demand during the conflict h
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Agricultural Labourers
The discovery of agricultural labourers is commonplace in most researchers’ family history. While researching them may seem challenging because of a lack of written records, you can find out more about them in a surprising number of common sources. T
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1861
Although street numbers had become more common by the 1860s, here the houses just have names. A “William Smith” is recorded as a visitor to the house. As a snapshot, the census can sometimes reveal friendships. Most of the people here are unmarried (