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- Visit the archives
If you need to boost your research, here are 25 reasons to leave your computer and visit the archives
Also inside your magazine
- 19th century navy
Is there a sailor who fought in Nelson's navy among your family? Track him down online with these top websites dedicated to the 19th-century navy
- Children's homes
Peter Higginbotham explains how to make the most of the records revealing your ancestors' lives in children's homes
With details of many freemasons now available online, thanks to Ancestry, it's the perfect time to investigate these formerly mysterious forebears
Michelle Higgs digs up the dirt on the men who sold bodies to medical schools
- Plus... social historian John Archer uncovers his grandfather's passion for old motor cars; how to clean up your family tree; the lives of our blacksmith ancestors and more
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