Newsletter No 47 June 2013

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Newsletter No 47 June 2013

My Wish: I want ancestors who could read and write, had their children baptised in recognised houses of worship, went to school, purchased land, left detailed wills (naming a huge extended family as legatees), had their photographs taken once a year - subsequently putting said pictures in elaborate isinglass frames annotated with calligraphic inscriptions, and carved valuable and informative inscriptions in their headstones. Read more:  Now it's easy to find out as these fascinating records are available online for the first time, in association with the Royal Archives. Previously the records were only accessible at Windsor Castle by appointment.