Wednesday, 15 January 2020

WDYTYA Magazine: February 2020

Here's a full table of contents for the latest issue, just available on Press Reader through the Ottawa Public Library and other subscribing institutions in North America.

FEATURES
Transcription Tuesday
How you can be a family history hero on 4 February
Mayflower 400
Discover your link to the pilgrims who settled the USA
Death Record Success
Transform your family tree with 10 expert tips from Who Do You Think You Are? researcher Laura Berry
Let It Snow
Felicity Day reveals how our ancestors coped


RESEARCH ADVICE
Best Websites
Don't miss these resources for researching the clergy
RecordMasterclass
Explore Victorian London with  poverty maps
Ancestors at Work
Old your relative work as a docker?
Focus On
Paul Bake reveals how you can use the records of local courts quarterer sessions to uncover your ancestors' lives

YOUR RESEARCH
Reader Story
Teacher, balloonist', newsagent. farmer writer of musical comedy Steve Parker's relation Robert Layer-Parker was a man of many trades, but fell foul of the law
My Family Album
Gill Hulse from Dorset shares some beloved family photographs fro, the 19th and 20th centuries.
Eureka Moment
How Martin Gething researched the inhabitants of Lawrence of Arabia's cottage in the early 19th century
Family Hero
"I discovered a high society scandal in my family,” says John Porter of his inspirational Hungarian cousin

REGULARS
Letters
Your ideas, comments and advice
Notes
All the latest developments and recond releases
What's On
Ths morths everts, including a course on heraldry
WDYTYA? Magazine Shop
Back issues, magazine storage and a wall chart
Off The Record
A tale from the archives shows that crime is relative
The Big Picture
Making Britain’s first parking meters, 16 June 1958
Q&A
Our expert genealogists solve your queries
Your Projects
The trails highlighting Woking’s hidden Muslim heritage
Gem From The Archive
Journals from a Cumberland country house, 1908-13
Behind The Headlines
The major events of 1860-1869
Around Britain
Find Kent kin with our guide to the best resources
Behind The Scenes
How WDYTYA? traced Katherine Ryan’s Canadian roots

GUIDE
Books & Digital Picks
This month's family history inspiration
Radio and TV
All the must-see/hear programmes


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