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Photo of an ancestor with a cat, late 19th century

Or rather one of my husband’s ancestors. Probably. I was recently contacted by a gentleman who lives in the house in Brockdish, Norfolk where my husband’s ancestors lived for 50 years. We have a number of old photos of the … Continue reading

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Started digitising family photographs

Last night I started scanning the family photographs. I have a system now where I can sit on the sofa, with my laptop, and place the USB scanner beside me, and digitise a few photos at a time. I’m scanning … Continue reading

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Got almost all my archival storage supplies

My husband fetched the goodies for me today from the university archives. I’m just missing the tissue paper, but hopefully he will get that in the next few days. I’ve got three big cardboard storage boxes: one for each of … Continue reading

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About to start sorting out family papers

Some time ago I decided to get proper archival storage supplies. I was able to order them through my local university archive – I’m a double graduate of the history department there, and have given lectures to trainee archivists on … Continue reading

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