Welcome to the World of House History
You don’t have to live in an old house to want find out more about its past.
It may be that a home that one of your ancestors lived in is of particular interest. Nor does it have to be a grand building. Even the most humble home has a history and we are going to help you find out who lived in it and how it evolved. This site aims to guide you through the process of finding out more about a house with suggestions and practical advice and links to useful sites, books and records.We also show you some examples of interesting houses, famous peoples homes or houses worth visiting.
FIND an address quickly. Find My Past now have a button on all their census pages which allow you to search for an address direct. No more searching for someone by name you can got straight to an address, if it existed in that census year. For more about how to use the census go to our census page on this site Click on the link to go to the the Find My Past Census pages
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