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How Our Ancestors Lived: A History of Life a Hundred Years Ago
     

How Our Ancestors Lived: A History of Life a Hundred Years Ago

by David Hey
 

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In 2002, the eagerly-awaited 1901 census returns for England and Wales were released and, for the first time, made available over the internet, bringing our ancestors' personal details to our desktops. How our ancestors lived was inspired by that milestone. Now available in paperback, it interprets the unique information revealed in the returns, weaving it into an

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In 2002, the eagerly-awaited 1901 census returns for England and Wales were released and, for the first time, made available over the internet, bringing our ancestors' personal details to our desktops. How our ancestors lived was inspired by that milestone. Now available in paperback, it interprets the unique information revealed in the returns, weaving it into an absorbing exploration of late Victorian and Edwardian life. Richly illustrated with case studies, photographs, advertisements and posters, this social history paints a vivid picture of life in England and Wales a century ago. Insights are offered into all aspects of our ancestors' lives, including families, housing, health, education, work and leisure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903365557
Publisher:
National Archives (PRO), The
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
197
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.57(d)

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