Category Archives: Discover Your Ancestors

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical for September now released

 

As September rolled in and autumn replaces summer, family history research returns to many people’s mind. What better time, then to read about this fascinating subject of researching your family tree in an online periodical designed and written by a team of best in class journalists to support and guide you through your genealogical journey?

In this month’s edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical you can read the following articles:

‘A true and perfect inventory’: Melvyn Jones describes the domestic comforts of a late 17th century farming family
Picturing the past: Nick Thorne explores how a free online image archive adds atmosphere to family history research
A day at the museum: For the last 400 years, museums have helped people to experience the world’s treasures
WDYTYA? is back: The popular genealogy TV show returns looking at  various celebrity trees
Are benefactors in the frame: Unique research into the lives of people who donated paintings to Glasgow’s museums
The legacies of history: Jill Morris explores wills from the 14th to 19th centuries, available online
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on clogs
Regulars: News & Events / Books / Place in focus: Northumberland / Classifieds

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Discover Your Ancestors Periodical - September

 

August Discover Your Ancestors is out

History woz ’ere:
In this month’s Discover Your Ancestors Periodical Ruth Symes explores the personal touches left behind by our ancestors in the form of graffiti. You can read a FREE sample from this month’s Discover Your Ancestors Periodical by clicking here: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/history-woz-ere/

Other articles in the August 2015 edition

Bad medicine: Simon Wills looks at the medicines taken by your 19th century ancestors
Scanning on the go: Nick Thorne reviews a useful tool for family historians
Joining the circus: Nell Darby takes to the big top with a history of the circus, its performers and those who went along
Lost to the waves: Jill Morris looks at records of deaths at sea available online
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on sandals
Regulars: News & Events / Books / Place in focus: Bradford / Classifieds

Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical for July Out Now!

 

The July issue of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is now available online!

This month you can read an article by Laura Berry that reveals how to research the history of homes in England and Wales, Chris Paton looks at Scottish kirk records and Sharon Brookshaw explores how our ancestors entertained themselves as children, plus so much more.

Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical is a high quality monthly digital periodical delivered to your own personalised online account every month. It is a beautifully designed 20 page online periodical and is packed full of stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice.

You can buy your copy here today:  http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/current-issue/

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical. The June issue is out now!

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical’s June issue is out now!

This month in the online periodical:

  • Discover more about the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo in “Traces of Waterloo”
  • Laura Berry looks at Alien Ancestors through denization and naturalisation records
  • “The Same age as my gums” reveals how society made provision for old age in the past

Plus:

  • Making sense of
  • “What’s in a name?”
  • “Finding Fresh Lands” the settling of New Zealand
  • and Jayne Shrimpton on shorts

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical June 2015
Visit their website to buy your copy today: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/current-issue/

May edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical out!

The May issue of this great online family history magazine is now available!

This month, in the Discover Your Ancestors Periodical, they have articles on:

150 years of the Salvation Army and how to trace Salvationist ancestors entitled The front line of faith written by Nicola Lisle
All the fun of the fair: a preview of the Yorkshire Family History Fair
Before the census: Chris Paton looks at Scottish census and census substitute records before 1841
One-stop shops: Jayne Shrimpton explores the history of department stores and their impact on shoppers and staff
Saving what they could carry: Canada’s Great Fire of 1922
A May to remember: Keith Gregson tells the story of Britain’s worst railway disaster, sidelined by its occurrence during WW1
States of growth: Jill Morris on booming 19th century America
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on parasols
Regulars: events / Books / Place in focus: Warwickshire / Classifieds
Visit their website to buy your copy today: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/current-issue/

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical

Free Sample Article from Discover Your Ancestors Periodical

If you want to unearth those difficult to find ancestors and break down your brick walls, then one way to become more skilled is to read around the subject and learn where to look for your past family and how to use the records that they may be hidden within.

A growing number of in-the-know family historians are turning to the online magazine: Discover Your Ancestors Periodical and this month there is so much packed inside its digital pages:

Horatio’s last words: Explore Nelson’s last will and testament
The Welsh at Work: Emma Jolly follows occupational migrations in and out of Wales in the 18th and 19th centuries
Ancient roots: New DNA research sheds light on our origins
Lost in the war, found in the records: WW1 case study
The jester vs Jerry: How cartoonist Heath Robinson helped with the propaganda war against Germany in WW1
Message to the masses: Jill Morris follows the many journeys of John Wesley as he took Methodism to the people
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on umbrellas
Toughs in cuffs: Angela Buckley reveals how you can track down your criminal ancestors – assuming they were caught
Regulars: news + events / Books / Place in focus: Bristol / Classifieds

Even the most “respectable” families may have skeletons in the closet. Finding criminals in your family tree can be exciting and certainly add some colour so if you would like to read a full length Free Sample Article “Toughs in cuffs” taken from this month’s Discover Your Ancestors Periodical head over to their website here: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/toughs-in-cuffs/

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The March issue of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is  now available.

This month this genealogical magazine features articles on:

Lost and found: Sharon Brookshaw explores the history of child abandonment and the rise of foundling institutions
The Marine boys (and girls): Nell Darby on the history of a unique society which helps poor children find work at sea
Plotting the past: Tithe maps are coming online
A nation of gardeners: Margaret Powling digs into the history of gardening as a popular pastime
The First Fleeters: Laura Berry follows the experiences of people in the first penal colony to be founded in Australia
Before the trains came: Horse-drawn transport in Leeds
The great survey: Jill Morris delves into Griffith’s Valuation
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on wellies
Regulars: News + events / Books / Place in focus: Devon / Classifieds

Subscribers get this high quality monthly digital magazine delivered to their own personalised online account every month. The beautifully designed 30+ page online magazine is packed full of stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice. This regular and affordable service is a must have for anyone starting out in family history research, or for those with more experience but who have reached brick walls.

Visit their website now to pick up your copy today: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/

Discover Your Ancestors March

If you are looking for a high quality  family history monthly digital magazine delivered to your own online account every month then take a look at the Discover Your Ancestors Periodical.

It’s a beautifully designed 30+ page online magazine that is packed full of stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice. It really is a great resource for anyone starting out in family history research, or for those with more experience but who have reached brick walls.

This month you can read the following informative articles:

Parliament and the people: Nell Darby looks back at the people’s relationship with Parliament, that is now 750 years old.
The hidden treasures of gravestones: Nick Thorne explains more about what he learned photographing and transcribing headstones.
Revolutionary biscuits: A slice of Dublin history revealed.
Seeking out the pros: Keith Gregson explores what can be learned about professional sporting ancestors in online records.
The rise and fall of the Darfield Flier: Michael Rochford reveals an interesting story of a Victorian cyclist.
Archive heaven: Melvyn Jones highlights the treasures in the archives of our great landed estates.
From Company to the Raj: Jill Morris explores British India History in the details.
Jayne Shrimpton: On muffs.

Visit their website to pick up your copy today: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/

Discover Your Ancestors Magazine January 2015

December Newsletter from S&N Genealogy

The latest newsletter from S&N Genealogy has landed in my inbox with some seasonal promotions for the family historian.

S&N are giving away a Christmas gift to their readers of a free 3 month subscription to the online magazine Discover Your Ancestors.

They also have some fantastic Christmas gift ideas and special offers, including free Family History binders and sleeves, free gifts, and savings of up to £370 from their online shop.

You can now get the UK version of RootsMagic7, with its range of new features, from them and they are also taking advance orders for Family Historian 6 that is due out this month.

If you are looking for a special offer for a family history website subscription then you are in luck. In this newsletter I spotted that there is £40 cashback at TheGenealogist.

To also read a fascinating article, about experiences of transcribing headstones, take a look at their newsletter here: http://www.genealogysupplies.com/email_news.htm