December 2011

In the

Issue 54










On the cover


School records
As new resources go online, it's time to go back to the classroom

Find your mining ancestors
Explore a rich seam of records with our guide to the best free resources – plus learn more about Alan Carr's mining story


+ Inside your issue

Add new branches to your family tree with the thousands of ready-made charts available online

The parish poor
How settlement and removal records could help you track down your forebears' origins

Archive your research online
Store and share your family history on the internet with our guide to the best sites

Christmas gift guide
The festive season is nearly upon us once again – we've tracked down 12 ideas that make perfect gifts for genealogists

Plus.... eight pages of your questions answered; how the cheese-makers of Wensleydale kept the industry a truly local affair; behind the scenes on the new Find My Past TV series plus all the latest news, reviews and expert tips


On your free CD

Channel Islands ancestors
Find your family with the thousands of records packed onto our free cover CD


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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 1st November 2011
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