October 2019

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Inside this month's issue

  • Register offices revealed
    Are certificate services failing family historians? Don't miss our exclusive investigation of the best and worst local councils
  • Navy board records ahoy!
    The hidden history of the Navy is uncovered thanks to volunteers at The National Archives
  • The beast from the East
    130 years ago, the Russian flu killed thousands across Britain. Did your ancestor die in the forgotten pandemic?
  • Family hero
    How Rachel Thomas' great uncle survived months in a lifeboat, only to become a prisoner of war
  • Workhouse records
    Peter Higginbotham explains how you can trace ancestors who fell into poverty
  • Plus...
    The best DNA test services; uncovering Merchant Navy crew lists; the lives of potters, and much more...

Around Britain

  • Somerset
    We catch up with the county's new archive services - and the free websites you can use to find your family


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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 24th September 2019
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