Inside the February issue
Reading old handwriting: Judith Batchelor shares tips on decipher old documents and breaking down brick walls.
Transcription Tuesday: Discover the date and featured projects in WDYTYA magazine’s 2022 volunteer event. They include registers for the 18th century St James’s Burial Ground in London and records from the Seaman’s Hospital through the Royal Museums Greenwich,
The story of the 1921 census:
How the landmark records release was the most turbulent census collection of all time.
Using DNA Painter: Debbie Kennett explains the website that can help you decipher your DNA test results.
Reader story: Leila Barratt’s great grandfather escaped General Franco’s Spain.
Almshouses: Caroline Roberts reviews the history and operation of these charitable institutions.
Plus… The best websites for Victorian wars, using online newspaper collections, how to use FTAnalyzer and more
Around Britain: Merseyside: Trace your family in Liverpool and its surroundings. A bunper crop of local resources are listed including a link to a spreadsheet with the names of around 16,000 individuals buried at St James’ Cemetery of the around 58,000 buried there in total. http://www.stjamescemetery.co.uk/index/categories
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