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August issue (and September onsale)

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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby margaretabram » Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:16 pm

What I forgot to say is that the quality, content and standard of articles remains high. I have never been disappointed in an issue yet. This magazine is very much the leader in terms of something for everyone. Also it's great to see the forum so busy - I'm loving it!
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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby FamilyHistoryAddict » Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:50 pm

I didn't mind about getting my copy early. I can control myself and not read the stuff pertaining to the programme! [;)]

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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby pre1837 » Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:56 pm

Well, I'm in Hampshire and I am STILL waiting for mine!
Interested in the surname SNELL circa 1910, Middlesex. and Claudia Vail nee Snell, living and married in Canada from about 1912/16.

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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby worrals » Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:30 pm

I'm a subscriber in Norfolk and I got my copy on tuesday as well!
I managed to restrain myself from looking at the Jerry Springer article until after the programme.
Excellent episode. Very moving.

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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby Annie08 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:36 am

I'm in Kent and got my copy yesterday. Luckily as I was going out straight from work I'd set DVD to watch episode when I got home. I couldn't wait until the showing today on BBC 2 as sometimes its discussed at work and that spoils it too - I can't always stick my fingers in my ears! I watched the episode and then discovered postman had been and so was reading my copy at quarter past midnight - still got lots left to read though.

If the day had been different, I would have opened it and started reading, hopefully next month it will arrive after the Wednesday.

Anyway great mag and an enjoyable accompliment to the series. Thank you all concerned.

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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby GenieDi » Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:10 am

My copy arrived this morning, I have only just subscribed so had no real idea when it would arrive. I took advantage of the 3 for £1 offer.

Find it very difficult to pick them up here at times so went for the sub.
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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby Baggybooks » Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:10 am

I haven't seen it for sale where I am.

It sounds like you all think it's worth buying - but what about when the series isn't airing. What's the content like then? Not sure if I want to subscribe if it turns into just another mag.
Helen - searching for Abbotts and Monks - East London - 1850's onwards!

Also Lingards - where are you all?
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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby colliehouse » Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:26 am

It certainly wasn't just Nottinghamshire, I'm in Caithness and I got it on Tuesday and if something can be late arriving it will be here [&:] . As someone who often reads the end of a book a few pages in I have to admit I read the issue immediately. It didn't spoil my enjoyment of the programme at all, in fact I watched the repeat tonight as well and enjoyed it as much as last night. Absolutely brilliant series as usual.
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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby clivus43ad » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:46 pm

Im a subscriber living in Hampshire. I got mine on Tuesday too but it didn't spoil the show for me. My wife got to my mag first and I only got it back last night.
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RE: August issue (and September onsale)

Postby Hunnie » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:46 pm

In response to Baggybooks, the mag does have WDYTYA? content when the series isn't on air on the BBC (though it's repeated on UKTV during the BBC downtimes) - interviews with past subjects of the series etc - but it's also probably the best and most accessible genealogy magazine on the market so worth giving it a go!

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