WDYTYA Magazine September 2021

Feature articles this issue are:

Expert Tips from the best genealogy tutors in the UK — busting brick walls and growing your tree. Who are the best tutors?  Susan Moore, Janet Few, Simon Fowler, Linda Newey, Chris Paton, Ian Waller, Tahita McCabe,  Karen Cummings, Dave Annal,  Mia (Amelia) Bennett, Else Churchill, Caroline Gurney, Les Mitchinson, Ann Ballard, Lucy Brown, John Cleary, Judith Batchelor, Lorna E Kinnaird, Ian C MacDonald, and Judith Russell. That’s a long list to keep to hand if you’re organizing a conference or looking for speakers.

Family Names. Harry Parkin, the editor of a new dictionary of British surnames explains their history.

Helping Germans. How Quakers reached out to Britain’s persecuted German community during the First World War, by Janet Sacks.

Also, learn about the best Welsh websites, the life of a Victorian governess, sources for relations in the Victorian merchant navy, and adding a timeline to your family tree.

A couple of reader’s letters tell war bride stories, following on my article in the July issue.

And there’s lots more. Read it free through Press Reader online at the Ottawa Public Library (and many others in Canada) magazines section.

One Reply to “WDYTYA Magazine September 2021”

  1. Meant to say how much I enjoyed your article 🙂 I read Miranda Jarett’s book a few years ago and recommend it a lot at the library where I work. My husband’s grandmother was a war bride so the subject has always interested me.

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