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Inside this month's issue

  • The Roaring Twenties
    100 years on, Helen Antrobus explains how you can trace your ancestors in this exciting and turbulent decade
  • Murder, Mystery and My Family
    Stephen Wade goes behind the scenes on the hit TV series that looks at historic murder cases and asks: whodunnit?
  • Child welfare
    How the plight of Victorian children led to the founding of the NSPCC
  • Gypsy ancestors
    Are you descended from the Gypsy, Romany and Traveller communities? Find out with these websites
  • Reader story
    An Indian journal helped Tim Burrell trace his family back to the Middle Ages
  • Plus...
    Understanding Scottish civil certificates; the hidden history of Georgian gentlemen's magazines; tracing ancestors who worked as jewellers, and much more...

Around Britain

  • Staffordshire
    The best resources for finding family in the Black Country and the Potteries


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