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Research your Family History

For the Plymouth History Festiva l we have been taking a look at some of the ways you can discover Plymouth's history through your local library.  So far we have explored books , newspapers and maps .  For our final blog we're sharing all the ways we can help you discover your family history.  If you're just starting out, the first thing to do is try to...
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Plymouth maps

Extract from an antiquarian map entitled “Environs of Plymouth and Devonport”, 1850 For the Plymouth History Festival this month we're taking a look at just a few of the local history resources you can access through your local library. We've already covered books and newspapers .  This week we're exploring our map collections.  Our collection includes Ordnance...
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Plymouth newspapers

For the Plymouth History Festival we're highlighting some of the resources we have if you're interested in finding out about Plymouth's history.  You'll find our first blog on books  here .  Newspapers are a fantastic way to discover the history of a city, whether you're looking for news articles, family notices, obituaries, letters or advertisements....
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Read about Plymouth's history

This month sees the return of the Plymouth History Festival , an annual celebration of Plymouth's hertitage and there's hundreds of activities taking place across the city. From talks, guided walks and behind the scenes tours, to performances, family activities, exhibitions and displays – there’s something for everybody.  If you're interested in finding out more about...
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