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Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine Issue 7 onsale

Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine Issue 7 Just Released!

In the latest issue of this high quality  bookazine (196 pages thick) there are articles looking into the family histories of:

  • Dame Judi Dench,
  • Jenna Coleman,
  • Emily Bronte,
  • and Roger Moore.

With pages packed with expert advice and fascinating social history this is a wonderful magazine for all those interested in family history.

Buy your copy now:
https://genealogysupplies.com/product/Discover-Your-Ancestors/Discover-Your-Ancestors-Magazine-Issue-7/

 

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One of the largest family history shows in the UK

With exhibitors from all over the UK and Ireland, this is probably the largest event of its kind in England. Many family history societies and companies attend each year. There is lots of local history from the York area too.

York Family History Fair

You don't have to have Yorkshire Ancestors to come to this fair - they can be from anywhere at all! Everyone is very welcome and there is lots to see. There is plenty of parking and refreshments are available all day. There are several lifts to take you to the upper levels, and the whole place is wheelchair friendly. There will be FREE talks from a number of experts, to discover more see the talks page on their website: http://yorkshirefamilyhistoryfair.com/free-talks.php The Yorkshire Family History Fair is run by Discover Your Ancestors Magazine and sponsored by TheGenealogist Do you really know who you are? Come and find out - you may be surprised!

Yorkshire Family History Fair

Saturday 24th June 2017 10am to 4.30pm The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre, The Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX Admission: Adults £4.80, Children under 14 FREE To get your tickets go to: http://yorkshirefamilyhistoryfair.com/
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In time for Christmas - Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine 6 out now!

Here is some great news - the wonderful Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine Issue 6 is now available from S&N Genealogy Supplies

Discover Your Ancestors bookazine Issue 6

This 196 page bookazine contains new in-depth articles, research advice, social history, 'how to' features, case studies, places in focus, and much more! It is ideal for both experienced researchers and those just starting out.  
  • Fascinating features about life in the past
  • Different types of records explored
  • Jane Austen: 200th Anniversary
  • Milestones of past lives: Follow key moments in your ancestors' journeys from birth to death
  • Celebrity genealogies: Tom Hiddleston & Benedict Cumberbatch
  • and much more! Also included is a FREE Cover DVD with over £170 worth of resources! Including:
  • 1 Month Diamond Subscription to TheGenealogist
  • 3 Month Subscription to Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical
  • Visitation of England and Wales
  • Peerage of Scotland & Ireland
  • Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica
  • TreeView 2 Lite family tree software
  • RootsMagic Essentials family tree software
  • No. of Pages: 196
  To get your hands on it now go to: http://genealogysupplies.com/product/Discover-Your-Ancestors/Discover-Your-Ancestors-Magazine-Issue-6/
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December Discover Your Ancestors Out Now

December 2016 Discover Your Ancestors

The fantastic online periodical that is a must read for anyone researching their family history is out now. In this month's edition: The tale of the mail: Harry Cunningham investigates how Britain’s Post Office has been operating for over 500 years First-class appearance: Jayne Shrimpton investigates the uniforms our postal worker ancestors might have worn ‘For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil’: Nick Thorne investigates the story of the Reverend Vyvyan Moyle and his temptations of the monetary kind Learning to walk: Sharon Brookshaw looks at how our forebears took their first steps, epitomising changing attitudes to childcare down the centuries Great Uncle Mozart: David Lewiston Sharpe looks at the lineages of learning that connect generations of students and teachers History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on waistcoats Regulars: Region: Portsmouth / News & Events / Books  / Classifieds

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Read more at: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/
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Discover Your Ancestors November 2016 issue

  The November edition of the acclaimed digital family history magazine Discover Your Ancestors is out and packed with interesting articles. Have you got your copy?
  • The People’s Palace: Eighty years ago this month the Crystal Palace burnt down. Sue Wilkes tells its story
  • Banking on fraud: Nick Thorne discovers that a Royal Charter and having MPs for directors failed to stop a Victorian bank embezzling its customers’ money
  • ‘Off by heart’: Ruth A Symes looks at the role of poems in the family
  • Who teaches the teachers? Richard Willis explores the history of the Chartered College of Teaching
  • The escapologists: Nick Thorne follows the ‘Thrill Slayer’ and the ‘Artful Dodger’ in newly released US records
  • History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on blouses
  • Regulars: Region: Cardiganshire / News & Events / Books  / Classifieds

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Head over to Discover Your Ancestors website http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/subscribe/
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May edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical out now!

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical

Great news! The May issue of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is available now. This month Ruth Symes threads her way through the history of needlework occupations, Harry Cunningham investigates the changing roles of hairdressers and barbers,  while Jill Morris takes a bird's eye view of early aviation, Nick Thorne uses colour tithe maps, now available online, to look into the past of a colourful family that includes an Earl that was once a long distance truck driver, and much more. Visit their website to buy your copy today: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/current-issue/
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Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2016 show reports

 
https://blog.eogn.com/2016/04/11/a-report-and-pictures-from-who-do-you-think-you-are-live-in-birmingham-england/ And check out some of the pictures The Nosey Genealogist has posted, along with a number of interesting video interviews from the show on the blog: Help Me With My Family Tree.  

The Nosey Genealogist interviews Discover Your Ancestors' editor Andrew Chapman

The Nosey Genealogist interviews Discover Your Ancestors' editor Andrew Chapman

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Its November and a New Discover Your Ancestors online magazine is out

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is a high quality monthly digital magazine delivered to your own personalised online account every month and there is a new one just out! If you haven't seen this publication yet then what you are missing out on is a well designed 30+ page online magazine that is packed full of stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice. This regular and affordable online magazine is highly recommended for anyone starting out in family history research, or for those with more experience but who have reached brick walls. This month we have been reading in our copy the following great articles... The best of times: Daniel Hewitt explores the history of horology through his Clerkenwell clockmaker ancestry The quartermaster’s tale: Anthony Boulton presents a unique memoir of his grandfather’s WW1 experiences From Longleat to the Tower of London: Nick Thorne delves into the history of Longleat and its illustrious inhabitants Decoding Victorian jewellery: Victorian jewellery was rich in symbolism, as Kim Fleet explains Woven into history: Caroline Taylor explores carpet-making in Kidderminster and resources in the town’s carpet museum A fair hearing?: Jill Morris explains the Court of Chancery History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on boots Regulars: News / Events / Books / Place in focus: Somerset / Classifieds

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical November 2015

To find out more go to their website here:  http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/current-issue/
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Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine on Special Offer

You can save over 50% on Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine Issue 4 in S&N Genealogy Supplies offer of the week - only £3.99! This 196 page bookazine contains in-depth articles, research advice, social history, 'how to' features, case studies, places in focus, and much more! The family tree of Daniel Craig, the current James Bond, is revealed. It is ideal for both experienced researchers and those just starting out. Also includes a FREE cover disc with over £130 worth of resources!

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Online edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical for October

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical October 2015

Always enjoy settling down to read this great online family history magazine. Check out this month's articles: Rebels with a cause: Tudor England was rocked by a wave of rebellions, as Jonathan Healey explains Preserved for posterity: Nick Thorne explains the importance of storing your family history research properly Salt of the earth: Sue Wilkes explores Britain’s salt industry A patchwork of history: Ruth Symes explores the personal details hidden in patchwork of the past Inside the Black Museum: For 140 years Scotland Yard has held a private collection of crime memorabilia Passed down in the past: Jill Morris continues her exploration of online wills from the 14th to 19th centuries History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on shoes Regulars: Letters / Events / Books / Place in focus: Liverpool / Classifieds

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical

Take a look at: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/
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