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Genealogical research in late Victorian and Edwardian London.

Cliff Webb

Genealogical research in late Victorian and Edwardian London.

by Cliff Webb

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Published by West Surrey Family History Society in [U.K.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWest Surrey Family History Society research aids -- 15
ContributionsWebb, Cliff, 1948-, West Surrey Family History Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination21p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22273173M

Prices. My standard hourly rate is £ per hour for research, analysis of information and compilation of your report. For localised research I cover the record offices of Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk (Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich) although research can be undertaken in other areas by arrangement. In the late s or early s, a series of small books, The Swell’s Night Guides were published, listing the advantages and drawbacks of various theatres for men of pleasure. At one, men were allowed backstage if they tipped the usher, another theatre had boxes furnished with couches, the boxes of a third had doors that locked, to prevent.

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