12 February 2020

WDYTYA Magazine; March 2020

The latest issue of "Britain's Best Selling Family History Magazine" is now posted online through Press Reader. There's lots of good reading. Here are a few of my top picks.

The Roaring Twenties
We explain how you can make the most of the century-old records that reveal your ancestors’ lives in the 1920s

Child Welfare
Denise Bates explores how attitudes towards children changed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Best Websites
Online leads for Gypsy, Romany and Traveller ancestors

Record Masterclass
Simon Fowler explains how the notices in the Gentleman's Magazine can be vital for researchers.

Ancestors At Work
Did your relative work as a jeweller?

Focus On
Chris Paton explains how to order Scottish birth, marriage and death certificates online and grow your family tree.

Reader Story
Siblings Ann Bianchi and Ian Elliott introduce three brothers who left the Shetland Islands to go to sea

My Family Album
Tim Waterhouse from Buckinghamshire celebrates his relations, including a preacher and a teacher

Eureka Moment
An Indian journal led me back to the Middle Ages!" says Tim Burrell, who shares an amazing coincidence

Family Hero
How Ann Simcock’s ancestor lost his life in an accident that ripped the heart out of a coal-mining community.

The magazine is available free through the Press Reader subscription of the Ottawa Public Library, and other subscribing libraries. If you don't have a library card sign up today.

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