Chesterfield’s very own ‘Winter’s Tale’

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Genealogy is the nation’s fastest-growing hobby –
and Chesterfield’s own family history society is celebrating its 25th anniversary – but tracing your family tree is not always easy. Here Margaret Linacre of Chesterfield shares her fascinating, six-month journey into her family’s past… her very own Winter’s Tale.

I STARTED researching our family tree in January 2009, shortly after I retired, when the weather was particularly bad and I was looking for something interesting to do. It wasn’t always easy – but persistence eventually pays off…