Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creator of Sherlock Holmes, like the rest of us, sometimes suffered from writers block, those days when creativity has stalled. Writing is hard work and clearly illustrates even our most famous writers had to practice their craft. The National Library of Scotland tells the story of manuscripts found, locked away upon […]

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FindMyPast is rapidly improving the content of their database and I have to say that I’ve located ancestors that haven’t appeared anywhere else. Here’s the latest: “Following the recent launch of our improved death records search, we’ve been delving into the records to see what we can find. As well as our own ancestors, we’ve discovered […]

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