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Andrew Lemon on the family history revolution: part 2

Andrew Lemon describes his fascinating search for the real identity of Peter St Albans, who won the Melbourne Cup in 1876 riding Briseis, and is the youngest jockey ever to win the race.

Andrew Lemon is president of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. He edited the Victorian Historical Journal throughout the nineties and has written numerous books on local history, including the History of Australian thoroughbred racing trilogy.

This Don Grant Memorial Lecture was part of the 2011 Family History Feast.

Watch Andrew Lemon on the family history revolution: part 1