Posts made in March, 2019

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

As I trawl through archival material I am constantly struck by the similarities that exist between the present and the past. Individuals have come and gone but the things to which they aspired and the things they got up to back then were, and are, essentially the same. Now I can almost hear you say that things couldn’t possibly have been as frantic and twisted then as they are today. No? Let’s make a few comparisons. Let’s start with families. I have come across many, many cases throughout the 19th Century where families were fragmented by desertion, divorce or death. Sound...

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