17 December 2020

WDYTYA Magazine: January 2021


50 Hottest Websites: Jonathan Scott reveals 2021’s biggest record releases and key online resources in this unmissable preview.

Includes information that the newspaper digitization agreement between the British Library and Findmypast has been extended for five more years with the intention of adding another 19 million pages in the next three years.

Picture Perfect: Helen Dawkins explains how to safeguard your old family photographs to ensure that they are protected and preserved for generations to come.

Railway Mania: Harry Verity looks at how railway mania led to many of our Victorian relations losing money on the stock market.


Best Websites: Jonathan Scott surveys the most useful sites holding records for researching the victims of the Holocaust.

Record Masterclass: Simon Fowler explains why Victuallers’ Licences are a key resource if you have publicans in your family tree.

Ancestors At Work: Were any of your relations employed as policewomen?

Tech Tips: Sharpen blurred faces in old family photographs.

Focus On: Paul Blake and Maggie Loughran explain the finding aids that can help you research Irish probate.

A perennial reminder that WDYTYA magazine is free to view through PressReader from the OPL and other fine Canadian public libraries.

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