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Berkshire Family Historian
December 1999

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Cover of Family Historian for Dec 2000

The illustration on the cover is of Buscot House, the home of the Loveden family.

See article on 'Sex and Scandal in Berkshire'

2003. All these articles (taken from the Berkshire Family Historian for December 1999) are copyright to the Society and to their contributors, unless otherwise stated, and may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the prior permission in writing of the Berkshire Family History Society.

The opinions expressed are those of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Editor or the Society.

Vol 23 No 2 - December 1999

Editor - John Gurnett

Features . . .

Light in dark places: photographs of prisoners in Reading Gaol by Elizabeth Hughes

Family ancestors by John Gurnett

The X-files by Ralph Bradbury

Biscuits, Beer & Bulbs - Reading's old company records by Tony Corley

Sex & scandal in north Berkshire by John Gurnett

Family reunions by Chris Relf

Publications & Monumental Inscription project by Jocie McBride


The Bulletin

Editorial - Gravestones under attack
Slough Branch Meetings
Paddington train disaster
If it moves, tax it - hat duty
More from the 1881 CDROM
A 1901 Census update
North Moreton
South Moreton
Ain't this sweet - an entry from the 1851 Census
And finally...

Computer Forum by Eddie Spackman

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