May 2016

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Inside your magazine

  • WW1 group photographs
    Andrew Tatham has spent two decades researching 46 First World War soldiers in a group photo. Here, he reveals how he did it
  • False paternity
    Are the people you are researching really your ancestors? Ed Dutton offers a solution to 'paternity fraud'
  • War diaries
    Struggling to piece together your forebear's military career? Jonathan Scott looks at the best online resources for tracking down historic war diaries
  • 20th-century Irish ancestors
    To mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, Nicola Morris shows you how to investigate your 20th-century Irish kin
  • Royal Navy pension records
    Janet Dempsey explains how Royal Naval pension records can help you understand more about the lives of your seafaring ancestors
  • Plus...
    The secrets of being a pawnbroker; how to create your very own family history podcast; the story of Victorian water cures and more

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  • West Midlands
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On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 12th April 2016
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