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Hello everyone, just thought I'd share with you how useful I have found the British Newspaper Archives to be. I found many snippets of information about my great-grandparents and also found the date of 2xgreat-grandparents wedding in 1835 because they very thoughtfully put it in a local paper in celebration of. This same notice gave me the name of the bride's father which took me back another generation.

The articles have enabled me to have a glimpse into their lives, everday activities and a court case which my grt-grandparents pursued against a member of the aristocracy who was coal-mining under their land ( they lost ).

Researching: Bowden; Stretton; Hopley; Barker and Wolliscroft.

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