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Image The Indian Raj and the Foothead Family
By Carol on March 16, 2010

Family stories can be the key to unravelling our ancestry, but sometimes we need to take them with a pinch of salt. Sometimes our own prejudices and preconceived notions can colour and cloud our research. Most stories are founded in fact, but may be embellished or minimised in the telling. Here is a small insight into the life of one family in the early 19th Century at a time when India played an important part in the history of Britain and its Empire.

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Image Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff, or Fact from Fiction
By Carol on March 16, 2010

How much should we rely on the research done by others before us? Can we take short-cuts in our own research by copying what others have done or should we start from scratch? Working out the answers to those questions is vital to producing an accurate Family Tree. No one wants to re-invent the wheel, but we do want our wheels to be round not square!!

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London's East End to New Zealand, or What a Small World
By Carol on March 16, 2010

Two branches of my family had lived and worked in the same part of London for years, literally streets apart, but never met. They both emigrated in 1874, on separate ships, and set up homes in different parts of New Zealand before finally meeting and uniting on the opposite side of the world.

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