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Berkshire Family Historian
March 2001

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Cover of March 2001 issue of the Berkshire Family Historian

The illustration on the cover is a cartoon depicting an application for relief (see article on The workhouse in Berkshire).

2003. All these articles (taken from the Berkshire Family Historian for March 2001) 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 3 - March 2001

Editor - John Gurnett

Features ...

First World War Soldiers’ Documents by Joyce Stamp

Finding your way through the ‘Burnt Records’

The workhouse in Berkshire by Peter Higginbotham

Life in the workhouse in the nineteenth century.

A Baptist conundrum by Daphne Spurling

The story of a Baptist family

A Bluffer’s guide to converting your family tree into a family history by Barry Jerome

A letter from Canada submitted by Joan Vinall

Remembering life in Berkshire in the early years of the twentieth century

The Bulletin includes: CHAIRMAN'S NOTES, Battle of the Atlantic, Shinfield War Memorial, American quilts, The 1940s House, Missionaries, Fairs and Open Days, Family history magazines, Royal Archives, Spoof 1881 Census entry

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