December 2018

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Inside this month's issue

  • DNA testing
    Our complete buyer's guide to testing kits cuts through the hype and jargon so you can make the right decision
  • Christmas photos
    Our ancestors have always loved getting the camera out at Christmas. Jayne Shrimpton reveals the history of festive photographs
  • Websites tested
    MyHeritage or TheGenealogist? Chris Paton weighs up the merits of two of the biggest family history websites
  • He's behind you!
    Are you heading to the pantomime this Christmas season? Caroline Roope lifts the curtain on this traditional form of great British entertainment
  • Reader story
    How Linda Hill discovered a family connection to a famous Battle of Trafalgar warship
  • Plus...
    The best websites for tracing East End ancestors; getting the most from trade directories; the lives of publicans, and much more...

Exclusive bonus content

  • North Wales
    Discover your North Wales ancestors with free access to family history records and historic images normally worth £23. Retrieve your code from page 87 of the magazine and click here to download the files now.


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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 20th November 2018
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