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December 2000

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2003. All these articles (taken from the Berkshire Family Historian for December 2000) 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 24 No 2 - December 2000

Editor - John Gurnett

Feature Articles

Genealogical sources in the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle by Sheila de Bellaigue

A guide to the archives held in the Royal Collection and how the indexes available to identify members of the Household written by the Registrar of the Royal Archives

Archdeaconry records and the family historian by Joan Dils

Understanding the value of church court records, sometimes called ‘the Bawdy Courts’

The Way We Were by John Gurnett

The day-to-day life of nineteenth century workers

The Austen Connection by Joy Pibworth

Jane Austen’s connections with the county of Berkshire. Her education and relationship to some of the county families.

The Bulletin includes items on: Fleet Air Arm Pilot, Unknown Berkshire records, Popular surnames, Oxfordshire Family History Society Research Centre, Reading Market Place, Railway records, Wyvern Midland Railway index, From the cup of love, 1901 Census, Overseers Project, Gypsy archives, Criminal records, Members' interests

Letters to the Editor

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