10:15 - 11:00

While women can be identified in many standard sources used by family and local historians, locating the details of their lives can be more challenging. In this talk I will suggest some less familiar materials, which are available around the country, to add colour and texture to the experiences of your female ancestors. Women often had interesting and varied roles in their communities, if only we can find them.

Dr Jane Howells

Jane Howells is editor of Local History News for the British Association for Local History. She is an experienced author, and a regular speaker to local and family history organisations.


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