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In the December 2021 issue of the online periodical:

Passengers at sea: Simon Wills explores what it was like to take a long voyage across the oceans as a passenger, whether for leisure or in search of a new life
Family photographs at Christmas: Photo expert Jayne Shrimpton looks at how advances and trends in photography were reflected in seasonal celebrations
The women of Mumbles Head: In 1883, a storm ravaged the coastline of South Wales, and claimed several lives. If it hadn't been for the actions of two sisters, it could have claimed more... Nell Darby tells their story
Social mobility in the 19th century: Denise Bates investigates how people could cross the divides of class and status in Victorian times
A seafaring surgeon and a rural rioter: Nick Thorne follows Ed Balls' journey through his roots
History in the details: Materials – linen (part 4)

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Hot off the Press! Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine Issue 10


Discover Your Ancestors Issue 10 released!

The 196 page bookazine contains new in-depth articles, research advice, social and general history, 'how to' features, case studies, places in focus, and much more! It is ideal for both experienced researchers and those just starting out.

  • Richard Trevithick: Father of the Railway, 250th Anniversary
  • Georgian Fight Club
  • Death and the Victorians
  • Roald Dahl's WW2 Desert Crash
  • Celebrity genealogies: James Corden, Michael Sheen and Captain Sir Tom Moore
  • How to research the RAF and Royal Marines
  • Rural roots
  • Scots paupers
  • Friendly societies
  • and much more!

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July edition of Discover Your Ancestors online periodical out now!

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In the July 2021 issue of Discover Your Ancestors online periodical:

The friendless friend? Governesses worked hard as teachers, nursemaids and more, but often found themselves overlooked or trapped between different classes, says Caroline Roope

A solid trade: Brickmaking was a physical demanding and financiall risky trade – here Sadie McMullon explores the industry's impact on one particular community

A century in the life of a Birmingham boozer: The history of a striking inner city pub reveals a surprising continuity in ownership, and censuses show a family whose lives revolved around their home. Nell Darby gets a round in

A view into the past: Nick Thorne uses images to help see our ancestors' times

Policing town and gown: A study of Oxford's police reports books shows a pattern of antisocial behaviour underneath the city's dreaming spires... Nell Darby investigates

History in the details: Materials – wool (part 6)



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  • Access to 500,000,000 birth, marriage and death records
  • Free data: Titanic passenger list
  • Free ebook: Navy List 1890 - March
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Family History TV gives you access to a wide range of helpful Family History Videos



Here is a Press Release recieved from Discover Your Ancestors Magazine about an exciting development. If you love family history talks then this is a must for you:


We are excited to announce the launch of a new on-demand family history talks platform: Family History TV (https://family-history.tv)

This new website is the place to watch expert speakers from the world of British genealogy, Military History, DNA, House History and Social History deliver their informative and entertaining talks online. This new and reasonably priced service aims to open up these talks to a wider audience.