February 2012

In your
Issue 57









On the cover


Get more from death records
From obituaries and gravestones to the latest data available online, our essential guide will help you to uncover new details

Railway workers
Track down rail ancestors with a look at new resources


+ Inside your issue

► Free WDYTYA? Live showguide
Thinking of visiting the world's largest family history show in February? Get the most from the event with the official guide

Prisons and convicts
Find your 'black sheep' ancestors online

Ancestors in the colonies
What would life have been like in the time of the British Empire? 

Workhouse records
How to trace the comings and goings of poorhouse inmates

Plus.... the families who worked in the Irish linen industry; life as a shepherd; how one reader uncovered a Tudor murder in his family tree plus much more


On your free CD

Scottish ancestors
Track down your kin in the south of Scotland with our cover disc worth more than £50


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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 24th January 2012
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