Featured in the April issue
In Researching 18th Century Ancestors, Else Churchill covers parish, poor, probate, military, apprentice and voting records.
“You are most likely to need records not yet online so use catalogues … to establish what records exist for places where your ancestors lived.”
Finding a Home in the 1921 Census, by Deborah Sugg Ryan
How to Use MyHeritage DNA, by Debbie Kennett points out that although AncestryDNA has a larger database of MyHeritage tests are sold in a larger array of countries.
Comment. As a friend experienced, a MyHeritageDNA test of someone with deep Quebec roots found no French ancestry whereas the Ancestry test did. This would appear to be a deficiency of the MyHeritage database used to access ethnicity.
Posted in the Past, by Caroline Roope is a history of the picture postcard.
Also, just in time for St Patrick’s Day, a six-page Focus On article on Irish Catholic Church Records.
Elsewhere in the issue of Canada interest
The Star Letter, The Man with Three Names from a subscriber includes an image of a British Columbia death certificate,
The Best Websites article on Schools by Jonathon Scott mentions the archive of Rugby School at rugbyschoolarchives.co.uk/. Following the link and searching Canad* finds 307 mentions. There are 10 for J G Mcgee who flew with the RCAF, author of the poem High Flight.