It would be hard to imagine a better book for the budding house historian.
Well written and crammed full of useful information but not a bit stuffy or
Okay, so I love my local history; but even so, How to Research Your House
really does have something for everyone.
Whilst reading this book I was taken directly back to my childhood as I
remembered reading on the back of a red exercise book (remember those?) about
how many perches there are in a rood (or Rod).
You can find out all about land measurements and lots more as you explore
this excellent and extremely well planned reference book that shows, by example,
what to look for when researching your house history.
Pamela Brooks is an experienced and competent writer and researcher who
will make house history hunting much easier for you. Enjoy.
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Had a really fabulous review from www.history.uk.com for How To Research Your House – am so pleased. This is exactly the reaction I wanted to get from readers. The review isn’t signed, but I’d like to thank the reviewer for really making my day. And this is what the reviewer had to say: