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Inside this month’s issue

  • Parish registers online
    Our essential regional guide to church records
  • Royal Navy records
    How to use muster records to trace naval careers
  • Reader story
    Sally George discovered a love story that beat the odds in an old collection of letters
  • Dance Halls
    Caroline Roberts steps back into the past to explore where our ancestors went for a night out
  • Children's Homes
    Peter Higginbotham reveals the best places to look for records of children who were placed in care
  • Plus…
    The best websites for finding historic maps and how to use the Ogilby Muster to trace First World War soldiers

Around Britain

  • West Sussex
    As Ancestry adds a huge new collection of Sussex records, we visit the county to find out what else it offers researchers


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