December 2015

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On the cover

  • The 1939 Register
    We explore the background to this great new resource for family historians

Also inside your magazine

  • WDYTYA? in documents
    The TV show team reveal their top 10 documents from the 2015 series
  • 18th-century records
    We journey through the records of a century remembered for wars with France, the founding of Australia, and the madness of King George III
  • Civilian honours and awards
    Phil Tomaselli explains how a new Ancestry release could help you to track down brave Home Front kin during the Second World War
  • Seamstresses
    Adèle Emm stitches together a history of the clothes-making industry
  • Plus... Bill Laws looks at the history of Christmas carols; how reader Nicola Cooper uncovered a story of seaside perfomers and petty crime; a unique farming document from Shetland and more

Exclusive bonus content

  • Swansea
    Trace your Swansea ancestors with free local records worth £15. Get your code from page 87 of the magazine and download them here.


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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 24th November 2015
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