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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.

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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.

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June 2019 Offer

In this issue:

The clerk's tale: Richard Willis looks at the growth of the white-collar workforce in the 19th century
The Theatre Girls' Club: Nell Darby explores how actress Virginia Compton helped out-of-work female performers busking on the streets of the capital at the start of WW1
From one type of bank to another: Nick Thorne looks at the records for Wind in the Willows author Kenneth Grahame
Women and crime: What kind of crimes have women committed, and what sort of women were they? Nell Darby offers some suggestions for further reading
What do we really know about our families? Heather Welford looks at family myths and the need to research them carefully to establish what really happened
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton introduces a new series of columns about civilian occupational uniforms

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  • 12 monthly issues of the Periodical
  • Access to 500,000,000 birth, marriage and death records
  • Free data: Titanic passenger list
  • Free ebook: Cornwall 1873 Kelly's Directory

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Latest Print Issue

Issue 8 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, Victorian Britain and Emily Bronte, with celebrity genealogies of Jenna Coleman and Dame Judi Dench and much more, delivered straight to your door.

Issue 8 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 issues 1 (digital version only), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 direct from this website.

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