I just discovered the British Library’s Sound Recordings archive and spent a couple of happy hours listening to their sound clips. They have a large collection of old voice recordings – try going to the Accents and Dialects section and putting the county of your ancestors in it, and see what comes up! [...]
I have been reading a blog created by Vicki Washuk which consists of the diary of her great grandmother Ruby during the London Blitz of World War II. It makes fascinating reading of her day to day activities and thoughts as the events actually happened. Especially compelling as two of her sons are [...]
The Guardian have written an article about a new iphone/ipod touch app and website where you can browse the digital archive of the Bristol area – 100 years of film and photography based on 6 areas of Bristol. Users can also upload their own contemporary photos.
Wish I had some ancestors in Bristol but as [...]