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Inside this month’s issue

  • Experts' tips
    The best family history tutors in the UK share their essential advice to help you bust brick walls and grow your family tree
  • Family names
    Harry Parkin, the editor of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, explains where your surname comes from
  • Helping Germans
    How Quakers reached out to Britain's persecuted German community during the First World War
  • Reader story
    Richard Nichols reveals how he discovered his long-lost cousins
  • Best websites
    Where to start tracing Welsh ancestry
  • Plus…
    Uncover Merchant Navy ancestors, the lives of governesses, how to create a timeline of your ancestor's life and much more...
  • Around Britain

    • Cumbria
      Trace your family history in the Lakes


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