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Inside this month’s issue

  • Census sites compared
    We test the strengths and weaknesses of the census collections on different family history websites
  • DNA and the declaration of Arbroath
    How DNA researchers are tracing the modern-day descendants of medieval Scottish rebels
  • Blitz spirit
    How Britain survived the Second World War bombing raids 80 years ago
  • Reader story
    Nigel Porter discovered ancestors who emigrated to America in search of gold
  • Scottish fisher girls
    The hard lives of the women who followed the fleet
  • Plus…
    The best websites for tracing brewers; finding your ancestors' court records; making the most of free online maps, and much more…

Around Britain

  • South Yorkshire
    Our complete guide to family history in God's Own County


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