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Be properly addressed: include your historic county in your postal address

The single most effective way to promote your County is also the easiest. Include the name of your County every time you write down your postal address. Nothing has a greater effect on people’s perception of where they live then their postal address. The name … Continue reading

30 November 2012 27 February 2016 5 responses

Why you need to know the Historic Counties for family history

An introduction: For much of the history of the British Isles, the Historic Counties have been used as a means for denoting where a place can be found in the country. As such, for anyone with a family history project in the UK, knowledge of the Historic … Continue reading

12 October 2012 10 May 2014 start the discussion