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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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  • 12 monthly issues of the Periodical
  • Access to 500,000,000 birth, marriage and death records
  • Free data: Titanic passenger list
  • Free ebook: Cornwall 1844 Pigot's Directory

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Fascinating February edition of online Discover Your Ancestors

The Discover Your Ancestors monthly periodical has just been released for February 2021 and it has some really fascinating articles this month. From Buffalo Bill's visit to England to some interesting crime stories from the past and more inbetween! Here is what to expect inside the pages of this online magazine:
 
• Victoria’s transatlantic treat: Caroline Roope tells the story of when Buffalo Bill amused the queen
• Kindness everywhere: Keith Gregson discovers that concern for birds is not something new, as he tells the story of the hugely successful Dicky Bird Society
• PM, pig breeder and police pioneer: Nick Thorne traces residential records for the two times prime minister of the United Kingdom. Sir Robert Peel
• The strange case of Lucy Strange: In the midst of WW1, one woman lost both her life and her public reputation: so why didn’t Lucy Mary Strange’s family get justice? By Nell Darby
• The untold story of ‘Doctor Dick’: Will Hazell investigates the chequered career of a man who scandalised Cornwall in the late 19th century
• History in the details: Materials – wool (part 1)
 
Discover Your Ancestors is available now online:
https://discoveryourancestors.co.uk/current-issue/
 
 
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January 2021 edition of Discover Your Ancestors out now!

 
Great News, the January 2021 edition of Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is out now and it contains an eclectic mix of articles that will appeal to family historians interested in researching their British Isles ancestors and understanding the times that they lived in.
 
 
This online magazine is always worth a read with stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice.
https://discoveryourancestors.co.uk/
 
In this month's online periodical you can read about:
  • A brief history of dieting: At a time of year when many people look to their New Year's resolutions, Jayne Shrimpton reveals that dieting is certainly no new endeavour
  • If the invader comes...: Stuart A. Raymond looks at the WW2 Invasion Committees and the useful records they have left
  • The greats of greetings cards: Nick Thorne explores the records of the Jewish family responsible for many of our ancestors' greeting cards
  • How justice failed Beatrice and Emily: The unsolved murders of two little girls in 1890s Gloucestershire show the problems with convicting those identified as the likely offender. By Nell Darby
  • Crime by numbers: Kate Hollis investigates criminal record keeping in Victorian Kent
  • History in the details: Materials – leather (part 4)
https://discoveryourancestors.co.uk/
 
If you have missed any of the informative editions then back copies can be purchased from their website: https://discoveryourancestors.co.uk/back-issues/
 
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Another free to read article from Discover Your Ancestors

A day at the museum.

In this month's Discover Your Ancestors Periodical Margaret Powling explores 400 years of museums.  If you want to read more about museums then take advantage of Discover Your Ancestors' FREE sample article from this month's Online Periodical, on their website. Launched in May 2013 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. 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.   To read the FREE sample article on museums pop over to the web page here: http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/a-day-at-the-museum/

DYA a day at the museum

 
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Discover Your Ancestors competition

If you haven't yet seen the online periodical for family historians, 'Discover Your Ancestors',  it's well worth taking a look  with its useful articles of interest to experienced family historians and beginners alike. For the past couple of weeks on Facebook, TheGenealogist has been giving away 100 free 12 issue subscriptions of 'Discover Your Ancestors' to winners of its 'name the place' competition. There's another competition this week so if you'd like to enter go to https://www.facebook.com/thegenealogist?ref=hl

Discover You Ancestors

New online periodical 'Discover Your Ancestors'

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