Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine August 2023 is available in shops and online from 25 July 2023. This month, as ever, we're packed with expert tips to help you discover your family history, the latest family history news and inspiring true stories from our readers about how they uncovered their ancestors' lives.

  • Search like a pro
    Who Do You Think You Are? genealogist Laura Berry reveals the professional tips you can apply to your family history research
  • Scottish census
    Chris Paton on how you can get more from the Scottish census records for less
  • The history of ice cream
    Caroline Roope gets the scoop and cools down with the refreshing history of everyone's favourite summer treat
  • Convicts
    How to trace ancestors who were transported to Australia online
  • Reader story
    Margaret Smith is related to one of Charles II's mistresses
  • Cornish family history
    Discover new family history resources in the south-western peninsula

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Rosemary Collins is the features editor of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine