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A Coat of Arms and Surname History Scroll To Be Won!

A Coat of Arms and Surname History Scroll To Be Won!

We all love a competition, and now's your chance to win a coat of arms and surname history scroll! The perfect gift for yourself or a friend!   What you could discover if you win?   Each coat of arms and surname history scroll is packed with absolutely...

Surnames on the Titanic

Surnames on the Titanic

  Of all the surnames on the Titanic, our customers are often amazed to discover that their own name featured on the ill-fated ship. Our recent Facebook post highlighted some amazing family stories from our own customers, who had ancestors on the Titanic. We are...

Heritage open days

Heritage open days

Looking for a great day out? Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture. It brings together over 2,000 organisations, thousands of events and 40,000 volunteers! Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to...

Win Celtic Life Magazine

Win Celtic Life Magazine

We are thrilled to be working with our friends at Celtic Life Magazine, to offer you a chance to win a year's digital subscription to this brilliant magazine, celebrating all things Celtic!     What's included?   Celtic Life Magazine is published six...

Words of wisdom from our customers.

Words of wisdom from our customers.

In our recent Facebook competition to win a surname history print, we asked our customers for their words of wisdom: We wanted to hear the sort of family phrases and advice that have passed down the generations. Families often have sayings and words of wisdom that...

Coats of arms and their uses

Coats of arms and their uses

One of the most recognisable global images is that of a coat of arms. In this article, we examine some of the types of coats of arms and provide useful links to other articles about heraldry.

What is the correct way to fly the Union Jack?

What is the correct way to fly the Union Jack?

What is the correct way to fly the Union Jack?   Could you tell if the Union Jack is being flown in the correct way? And is it right to call it the Union Jack at all? In this article, we shed some light on some common bones of contention! For the purposes of this...

Family research: Our top tips

Family research: Our top tips

  Family research is such a rewarding pastime and you could discover fascinating details about the lives of your ancestors. It can be hard to know where to start, so we have compiled our top ten tips to help you on your journey of family discovery.   1....

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