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Tracing Your Canal Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians (Tracing Your Ancestors) by [Wilkes, Sue]
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Sue Wilkes was born in Lancashire; she has lived in Cheshire since 1981. Sue read Physics at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. She is a member of the Society of Authors. Her first book 'Narrow Windows, Narrow Lives' (History Press, 2008), recreates everyday life for working families in Victorian Lancashire during the Industrial Revolution. 'Regency Cheshire' (Robert Hale, 2009) tells the story of county life during the age of Beau Brummell, Walter Scott and Jane Austen. Her third book 'The Children History Forgot' (Robert Hale, 2011) explores children and young people's working lives during the late Georgian and Victorian eras. Her most recent books, 'Tracing Your Canal Ancestors' (Pen & Sword, 2011) and 'Tracing Your Lancashire Ancestors'(Pen & Sword, 2012) are guides for family historians. Sue's new guide 'Tracing Your Ancestors' Childhood' will be published by Pen & Sword in September 2013. Sue writes for adults and children, and contributes regularly to magazines in the UK and USA. Her specialities are social and industrial history, literary history, and family history. Sue is also a creative writing tutor specialising in non-fiction. She is married, with two children. Sue is a Jane Austen fan. She loves country walks and exploring Britain's history. She is currently writing a 'Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England' for Pen & Sword. Read Sue's blogs at http: //suewilkes.blogspot.com/ and http: //visitjaneaustensengland.blogspot.co.uk/ Sue Wilkes is an established expert on our industrial heritage and a well-known family historian. She has contributed many articles to history and family history magazines, including BBC Who Do You Think You Are?, BBC History, Ancestors, Discover My Past, Family History Monthly, Your Family History and Jane Austen's Regency World. She has written five books: 'Tracing Your Lancashire Ancestors', (Pen & Sword, 2012), 'Tracing Your Canal Ancestors' (Pen & Sword, 2011), 'The Children History Forgot' (Robert Hale, 2011), 'Regency Cheshire' (Robert Hale, 2009) and 'Narrow Windows, Narrow Lives' (History Press, 2008), which includes a chapter on canal boat families). Sue read Physics at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. A member of the Society of Authors, she is a creative writing tutor specialising in non-fiction. Sue is currently working on 'Tracing Your Ancestors' Childhood' for Pen & Sword. http: //suewilkes.blogspot.com/

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
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  • Publisher: Pen & Sword (23 July 2012)
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  • Language: English
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