The May 2023 edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is out!
In this issue:
A roof over one's head: Denise Bates unpacks the world of property rentals, tenants' rights and moving house in the past
For the love of God: Caroline Roope explores the work and adventures of 19th century missionaries
The duties of a Victorian registrar: As family historians we rely on the work of past registrars of marriages, births and deaths, but we know little of their work. Daniel Hewitt tells their story
'Murderer' in the margins: Nick Thorne uses the latest enhanced census images to help trace the Eltham Murder victim and the accused, both recorded under the same roof
Hats off to Harold! In February Keith Gregson wrote about a chest full of surprises. An ancient piano stool also caught his eye...
History in the details: Picturing fashion c.1700
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