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June 2020

Tracing your prisoner ancestors: Stephen Wade explains the detective work required to track down prison inmates
Visit a virtual show! This month the Family History Show is going online – here’s a run-down, plus Keith Gregson reveals an insider’s view of being on the expert panel
Not to be found in the archives: Lauren Alex O’Hagan tells us about how book inscriptions can be used to research our family history
Did Cork-Leg John get away with murder? Nell Darby investigates another criminal case from the archives
Undercover shoppers: Denise Bates looks into the history of covered markets and shopping arcades
History in the details: Building trade attire

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