Great News, the January 2021 edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is out now and it contains an eclectic mix of articles that will appeal to family historians interested in researching their British Isles ancestors and understanding the times that they lived in.
This online magazine is always worth a read with stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice.
In this month's online periodical you can read about:
- A brief history of dieting: At a time of year when many people look to their New Year's resolutions, Jayne Shrimpton reveals that dieting is certainly no new endeavour
- If the invader comes...: Stuart A. Raymond looks at the WW2 Invasion Committees and the useful records they have left
- The greats of greetings cards: Nick Thorne explores the records of the Jewish family responsible for many of our ancestors' greeting cards
- How justice failed Beatrice and Emily: The unsolved murders of two little girls in 1890s Gloucestershire show the problems with convicting those identified as the likely offender. By Nell Darby
- Crime by numbers: Kate Hollis investigates criminal record keeping in Victorian Kent
- History in the details: Materials – leather (part 4)
If you have missed any of the informative editions then back copies can be purchased from their website: https://discoveryourancestors.co.uk/back-issues/