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December 2001

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Vol 25 No 2 - December 2001

John Gurnett - Editor

Features ...

Rural History Centre by Jonathon Brown

agricultural records at the University of Reading

Evidence or serendipity by Lynne Smith

a shot in the dark

Farm life in the nineteenth century by Daphne Spurling

A practical guide to using old wills for family history by David French

Jewish genealogy by Susan Fifer

Report and Accounts for the year ending 30 April 2001

The Berkshire Overseers Project by Brian Hunt

1901 Census - an update

Research Centre News by Ivan Dickason

The Bulletin

A word from our chairman
Chancery procedings database
Huntley and Palmers on the web
London Metropolitan Archives
Greenham Common website
Northern Ireland certificates
Old school friends
Origins online
BOPCRIS (British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service)
Public Record Office events
Dorset open day
Reading Branch meetings

Letters to the Editor

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