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A detailed and accessible guide to the full range of Church of England records. Essential reading for researchers because most English families have ancestors who were members of the Church of England
By Janet Wolff
Austerity Baby might best be described as an 'oblique memoir'. Janet Wolff's fascinating volume is a family history - but one that is digressive and consistently surprising. The central underlying and repeated themes of the book are exile and displacement; lives and deaths during the Third Reich; mother-daughter and sibling...
"Since childhood, Helene Stapinski heard lurid tales about her great-great-grandmother, Vita. In Southern Italy, she was a loose woman who had murdered someone. Immigrating to America with three children, she lost one along the way. Helene's youthful obsession with Vita deepened as she grew up, eventually propelling the journalist to...
Accessible, authoritative A to Z guide to family history.