Posted in the Past Second Delivery is the next in a series of books written by Dorset author Helen Baggott.
Beginning with postcards sent more than a hundred years ago, the book reveals the true stories the author found using genealogy. With just the name and address of the recipient, each card is researched – with surprising results. The family who brought home the Unknown Warrior, an actor who performed in the first
televised play on the BBC, and families linked with the American War of Independence are just some of the stories.
The book also explains how the research was completed and provides tips for the beginner genealogist. The methods will be familiar to viewers of Who Do You Think You Are? and A House Through Time there’s even a family who lived in that show’s Guinea Street in Bristol.
The book begins with an update on a postcard featured in the first Posted in the Past book and its surprising link with Dorset.
Posted in the Past Second Delivery is available from bookshops and online