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Inside this month’s issue

  • Photo competition
    Share your beloved family photos with us for a chance to win £200
  • Share your tree
    12 easy ways to amaze your relations with your family history discoveries this Christmas
  • To jab or not to jab
    The anti-vaccination controversy of the 19th century
  • Make a movie
    How to preserve your relatives' memories using just a smartphone
  • Season's greetings
    The Victorian origins of the Christmas card
  • Plus…
    The best websites for migrant ancestors, finding Civil War soldiers, how to share your family history in a slideshow and more

Around Britain

  • Essex
    How to trace your family history in the county


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