February 2013

In the

Issue 70









► Sort your research
Digitise your old family photographs, spruce them up and share them with others  you could bring your research into focus






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► Who Do You Think You Are? Live showguide
Plan your day out with our complete 60-page showguide for this year's Who Do You Think You Are? Live event


inside this issue

The story of a family in which three generations saw adoption

Common names
Are you stumped by an all-too-common surname? Read our expert tips and find out how to overcome the 'Smith effect'

Reader story
Anne Cook began researching her husband's servant ancestor – and uncovered a right royal mystery

Mechanics Institutes
The after-work school rooms that gave the working classes a much-needed leg up in the 19th century

Plus... the best websites for researching customs, excise and tax; how to make the most of a trip to London; uncovering Inquisitions Post Mortem; the lives of Lancashire glass makers and much more...


Plus! Exclusive online datasets

Berkshire ancestors
Research your links to the county with some of the region's best facilities for family historians


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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 22nd January 2013
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