The actor's great grandfather abandoned his wife and child in England and fled down under
Findmypast is delighted to bring you this free webinar from renowned author and social historian Peter Higginbotham on the history of the workhouse, exploring what life was like for the inmates and also how to go about looking for workhouse and Poor Law records
As passenger ships were requisitioned on the outbreak of war, many of the crews were left stranded without jobs or homes to go to
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David Millie Arnot was sent to the colonies for stealing yarn, but that was just the start of his troubles...