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The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

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Hilary

Hilary Report 4 Feb 2011 23:04

Thank you to all the very kind people who have helped me with this - within 2 hours I had not only found the name of my grandad, but also that he had in fact adopted my dad and had been married previously to another lady - all in South Africa! This has made my day as the shadowy skeletons have now all been revealed!
Hilary