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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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December 2018 Offer

In this issue:

Accidents and emergencies: The Victorian era witnessed a high rate of mortality compared to our own, but death wasn't just down to disease, as Nell Darby explains
Crowning glory or mark of the devil? Denise Bates explores the history of people's attitudes towards red hair
Christmas with the Georgians: Phil Wood celebrates the season, pre-Victorian style
Doyenne of the Razor Gang Wars: Nell Darby explains how a digital archive has helped bring to life two women's criminality – and animosity – in pre WW2 Australia
The search for Mr Nesbit: Keith Gregson brings his WW1 researches to a close with the help of online resources
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on bracelets

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  • Free data: Titanic passenger list
  • Free ebook: Pigot's 1835 Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Monmouthshire, Rutlandshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, North Wales and South Wales Directory

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Hot Off The Press!

Issue 7 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 7 is now available at this website and will soon be 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, 6 and 7 direct from this website.

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