Who Do You Think You Are? 2017

Green fingers run in the family for the presenter of the Chelsea Flower Show

Sophie Jane Raworth was born on the 15th May 1968 in Redhill, Surrey, England. As you may expect of the well known BBC journalist and broadcaster, Sophie Raworth has already tried before to investigate her family history. “I found some names, but I don’t know anything about them. And it’s really frustrating. As a journalist you want to be able to create a picture.” Continue reading...

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New Release: Middlesex Colour Tithe Maps 10th March 2017

TheGenealogist has released the Colour Tithe Maps for Middlesex. These join the grayscale maps of the National Tithe records already available on TheGenealogist. This latest issue covers parishes in the County of Middlesex and will allow researchers to view the plots where their ancestors may have owned or occupied land at the time of the survey which took place at the start of Victoria's reign.

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