Sound recordings archive

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 …

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Diary of the London Blitz

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 …

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