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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!

Also included are over £80 of FREE resources! Including a free three months First Steps Plus subscription with TheGenealogist, a free three month subscription to the monthly online magazine Discover Your Ancestors Periodical, and lots of other resources!


Only £7.99 with FREE UK post and packing from here:


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New-look website for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine


The Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine have announced that they have upgraded their website to offer fantastic family history news and features on a more up-to-date and accessible platform.


Here is what Rosemary Collins from their website writes:

The new-look website is available at the same URL, whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com.

It now loads faster and is easier to access on mobile devices.


WDYTYA? Magazine editor Sarah Williams said: “We’re delighted to be moving to a new platform that will enable us to add even more content to help family historians across the globe.

“As well as our usual news stories and tutorials we will be adding some of our popular Q&As and inspirational real life stories.

“It will also remain the premier destination for anyone interested in the TV series.”

From today, our readers will also see our new-look newsletter, delivering the latest news and features from our website to your inbox every Friday morning.

Unfortunately, as part of the transition we had to shut down our popular online family history forum.

However, a group of readers set up a new forum: Who When Were Genealogy.


Founder member Hilary Groves (active on the WDYTYA? forum as phsvm) said: “We hope that our new forum will be as popular, friendly and helpful to all those who are looking for helping breaking down the inevitable brick walls or just help finding an elusive record as the WDYTYA? Forum has been over the years.”

WDYTYA? Magazine readers are also welcome to join our Facebook group.


PDFs of the old forum are available on Google Drive.


Source: https://www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com/news/

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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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Latest 'Discover Your History' Magazine now available

Since the magazine name change earlier this year from 'Your Family History' to 'Discover Your History', we've now read a few issues from the new editorial team. There was a note of surprise in the genealogy world when the magazine changed its format and style but the new version is both a good read and educational in its choice of topics. With an emphasis on social history, the magazine appears to complement the other magazines on the market and offer something slightly different. With in-depth articles on how life used to be, it's a good entertaining read. If you haven't seen it yet, there's more information on their website. If you have seen a recent issue, we'd love to know your thoughts!

Discover Your History magazine

New magazine Discover Your History now on sale

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New changes at Your Family History magazine

Latest news from Your Family History magazine is that the current August issue will be the last one under the title of 'Your Family History' and with its current editorial staff. The magazine from September will be known as 'Discover Your History', the name the magazine currently uses for its overseas edition. The magazine has always been a high quality production and we are sure this will continue with the magazine re-brand and the new editors at the helm. We await the September issue with anticipation!

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Your Family History now changing its name to Discover Your History

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