In the May 2022 issue of Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical:
The semaphore line: Semaphore towers provided a vital means of military communication before the invention of the telegraph. Caroline Roope passes on the message
A history of swimwear: As the warmer months beckon, Jayne Shrimpton explores what our forebears donned to enjoy the water
Mistress of riddles: Nick Thorne investigates the famous author whose colourful ancestors fled France
The Victorian coffee roaster: Researching the coffee roasting industry in 19th century London exposes the risks involved in what was often a family business – risks that could end in court, as Nell Darby reveals
Times of transition: Khadija Tauseef tells the story of her grandfather, who lived through the partition of India and Pakistan and devoted his life to helping people
History in the details: Materials – cotton (part 5)
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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.
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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
News / Events / Books / Place in focus: Somerset / Classifieds
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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
Letters / Events / Books / Place in focus: Liverpool / Classifieds
Take a look at:
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.
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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
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
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/
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.
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.
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.
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