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July edition of Discover Your Ancestors online periodical out now!

Available now from:

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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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New Videos added to Family-History.TV

There are four new videos added to Family-History.TV, the place to watch expert speakers from the genealogy world deliver their informative and entertaining talks online.

Joining those already available to rent for a very reasonable £2.99 are the following new online talks:

  • Hidden in the Small Print by Amelia Bennett where you can discover that the little details can reveal the answer to your family history problems
  • Solving Genealogical Puzzles with DNA presented by Donna Rutherford who explains why autosomal tests can solve many genealogical problems and how to resolve conflicting DNA results with known family relationships
  • Joining the Merchant Navy with Simon Wills who guides you throught finding out about the different routes your ancestors could use to join the merchant navy and about the different duties and grades
  • Wills and Administrations with Gill Blanchard who will teach you about the wide range of wills and will indexes available at different archives and websites

 

All the videos are available to rent now from here: https://family-history.tv/

 

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Looking forwards to The Family History Show, Online 19th June 2021

The Family History Show, Online, organised by Discover Your Ancestors Magazine and sponsored by TheGenealogist, is just over the horizon! UK family historians are gearing up to make a virtual visit to the online shown when it makes a welcome return on Saturday 19th June 2021 for the fourth time.

 

This online event builds on the previous very successful web based Family History Shows staged back in June and September 2020 and once again this last February. At each of these events the feedback was very positive with many happy visitors logging on to enjoy a satisfying and informative day at the virtual show. With extremely strong ticket sales so far, the show organisers are predicting another great day for family historians.

 

 

Online access to the show on Saturday 19th June has the advantage that not only are we able to safely enjoy many of the usual features of the physical show, but that it is accessible from wherever we are in the world as well as being convenient for those that have disabilities and who find attending a physical show difficult.

 

Head over to their website and grab yourself a ticket:

 

 https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/online/tickets/

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Family History TV gives you access to a wide range of helpful Family History Videos

 

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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.

Family-History.tv screenshot of genealogy video talks

Ranging from a behind the scenes look at the Who Do You Think You Are? TV show, or advice and guidance once you have your DNA results, this channel offers videos to suit most family historians. If you are seeking advice on researching your ancestors, or would like to find out more about social history, there are videos from some of the best speakers who normally talk to packed theatres.

Family History TV features a Military Expert & Professional Researcher drawing on his years of experience from researching thousands of soldiers to explore what can be found when looking for a military ancestor. There are talks from an experienced Social Historian exploring the records that shine a light on sporting ancestors, a well respected Professional Genealogist and House Historian gives you her valuable advice, and top DNA Experts share their extensive knowledge of this popular subject.

With even more genealogical themed presentations to be released in the next few months, each talk has been professionally edited into a high quality video that can be rented for the very attractive low price of just £2.99 and then watched for the next 24 hours.

Take a look at the high quality content available and as a special introductory offer watch Keith Gregson’s Hints and Tips video for free at:  https://family-history.tv

 

 

 

 

 

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May 2021 edition of Discover Your Ancestors now available

 

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is a high quality monthly digital magazine delivered to your own personalised online account every month. This beautifully designed 30+ page online magazine is packed full of stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice

In this month's issue:

Food to die for: When our Victorian ancestors went shopping, adulterated food was everywhere and nothing was as it seemed. Michelle Higgs serves up the details


Celebrating Coventry: As Coventry launches its year-long programme of events to mark its status as the 2021 City of Culture, Nicola Lisle explores its history


A matter of life and death (and marriage): Nick Thorne researches the family of actor David Niven


Tracing a difficult dentist: Under the surface, the life of one dentist highlighted the gender inequality present in Victorian England, as Nell Darby explains


Twas a rare affair: Denise Bates researches a family poem written in 1913


History in the details: Materials – wool (part 4)

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The Family History Show Online Returns on 19th June! Book Your Early Bird Tickets Now