My Family and Other Strangers: Adventures in Family History through Jeremy Hardy
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Overview: When Jeremy Hardy made up our minds to discover his ancestry it was once, partially, to resolve his grandmother Rebecca’s doubtful claims that the circle of relatives descended from a definite 17th-century architect and that, extra not too long ago, Jeremy’s great-grandfather was once a Royal bodyguard. Other legends ranged from the good aunt who ran unlawful hooch all the way through Prohibition to the wronged Victorian servant woman who bore an illegitimate Hardy, no longer forgetting the circle of relatives’s rightful declare to a big nation property.
Wild tales apart, Jeremy units out to such various places because the Croydon one-way gadget and the adversarial waters round Malta to be able to to find strains of recognisable circle of relatives characteristics and a way of the way he got here to be. With wry humour and a willing eye for the absurd and the irritating, Jeremy takes us on a through turns humorous and transferring adventure into the arena of circle of relatives ancestry.
My Family and Other Strangers might be loved through any person who has attempted to decipher the 1901 census information, or just needs they too had requested their grandparents extra about their lives.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs