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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.

Rich, deep content for family history researchers, all year round

We have two critically acclaimed publications available to family history researchers – the annual print magazine, Discover Your Ancestors and the monthly online magazine, Discover Your Ancestors Periodical. These publications have been designed and written by our team of best in class journalists to support and guide you through your family history journey.

  • Perfect for those starting out or for those with more experience who have hit a brick wall
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June 2022 Offer

In this issue:

Vaccinating Victoria: Ruth A. Symes explores Queen Victoria's changing views about smallpox vaccination and the wider opinions in society, which have echoes today
'The Palace of Puffs': Sue Wilkes takes us on a tour of the International Exhibition of 1862
Did your ancestor leave unclaimed monies?: Daniel Hewitt explores the various types of unclaimed assets, including bona vacantia, and the records they generated
Death at the heart of industry: Work-related accidents and deaths have occurred throughout history; no job, it seems, has been safe. Nell Darby ducks for cover
The high flyers: What did the balloon, the wine merchant's daughter and the Hon. Mr Rolls have in common? Nick Thorne has the answer
'Extraordinary ordinary people': Andrew Chapman introduces the new series of Who Do You Think You Are? by exploring some of the hard-working ancestors of TV presenter Sue Perkins
History in the details: Materials – silk (part 1)

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  • 12 monthly issues of the Periodical
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We run several events across the country throughout the year in London, York and the South West. Our aim is to offer engaging events that bring family historians, societies and genealogical organisations together, making the search for your family history educating and enjoyable with captivating events accessible for people of all ages. Each show features:

  • Large Lecture Theatres with Free Talks
  • Free Ask the Experts Area
  • Societies, Archives and Commercial stands
  • Free Parking
  • Refreshments available all day

Our next show is The Family History Show, York 2022 on 25th June 2022.

Latest Print Issue

Issue 10 of the critically acclaimed annual printed magazine Discover Your Ancestors is now available, featuring more than 190 pages of beautifully illustrated content to move your family history research on at pace. More than 30 stunning features about life in the past, Roald Dahl's WW2 Desert Crash, celebrity genealogies of James Corden, Michael Sheen and Captain Sir Tom Moore, Richard Trevithick: Father of the Railway 250th Anniversary and much more, delivered straight to your door.

Issue 10 is now available at this website and at more than 4,000 newsagents worldwide including WHSmith in the UK, Barnes & Noble in the USA and Chapters in Canada. While stocks last you can also purchase copies of back issues direct from this website.

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