A glimpse into post-war Glasgow life, via the Ruhr, from the unpublished memoirs of Martin Chalmers
Tag: family history
How do our family stories shape our sense of what constitutes “history”? The historian Julia Laite explores.
‘Family history lends a different perspective’. Family historian Janet Coles on tracing her Huguenot refugee ancestry.
Author Emma Darwin discusses trying, and failing, to write a novel about her insanely eminent family.
Launch event for the new Family History Workshop, a new initiative by the Raphael Samuel History Centre: Victoria Haskins, ‘Stories my great-grandmother didn’t tell me, Or, family histories and the memories of nations’.
Sarah Hiorns explains the forgotten histories behind her family’s written, typed, and laminated recipe for Cornish pasties.
Deborah Cohen’s relentlessly compelling book Family Secrets unravels a complex and tangled history of how privacy, secrecy, and shame colluded and collided in the making of modern British family life