From Log Cabin to the Palace of Westminster... and other true stories

Helen Baggott

South West
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Author & Researcher
Paid: £50+
9th January 2022
Genealogy Postcards History

This new talk features postcards that all connect to ships and sailing. From daytrips, to cruises, emigration and tragedy.

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About Helen Baggott

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Helen Baggott grew up in Swanage. Although she no longer lives in the seaside town, home is still in Dorset.

She is a freelance editor and writer. She particularly enjoys social history and local history and has written for magazines.

Her most recent project is researching the stories behind postcards sent more than 100 years ago. The collection of stories has been published in Posted in the Past and Posted in the Past Second Delivery.

"I was enthralled by the social history that you extracted from the cards: so many stories hinted at by so few words, and all waiting to be uncovered by sympathetic and subtle research." R.R., Wimborne

Helen has written for magazines including Who Do You Think You Are?, Picture Postcard Monthly, Dorset Life and The Card Scene. Helen has also contributed to Family Tree magazine's blog.

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