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Photos of British Colonial Life

All of our C19th ancestors would, in some way, have had some connection to colonial Britain, even if it was just making a purchase that had started it’s life in some distant part.

It’s hard to imagine what life must have been like for those ancestors whose work and family took them to various parts of the British Empire but a brilliant photo resource put together by the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum

Thousands of rare photos and film clips, covering 150 years of British Colonial life have been collected into one valuable resource.

By registering for free, you can build light boxes, order high resolution content, plus gain access to further supplementary information.

We found photos that we could link directly into one of our Intriguing Family History Connections sites, showing how geomapping information makes so many intriguing connections.

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