I like to think that at some time in the future our great-great-grandchildren will pour over our Facebook pages and Instagram photos as they track us down and create family history trees. Of course, they'll have to come into a place just like the SoG so that they can view such ancient technology. But I imagine them being very pleased that we left so much detail about our lives. In the same way that we're grateful to Booth for his London poverty maps, Pepys for his diary and Fox Talbot for his photos.
Most of us know about Booth, Pepys and Fox Talbot. But not many people know about the Business Index Collection, held at the SoG and transcribed on Findmypast. Honestly, the title really doesn't do the collection justice....Read more