The Summer issue has three feature articles.
FIND YOUR IRISH FAMILY In “Out of the Ashes,” Nicola Morris looks back at the fire at the Public Record Office of Ireland in 1922 and explains how a project is giving long-lost documents a new lease of digital life
Debbie Kennett reveals “How to use 23andMe” and make the most of the health and ancestry reports from this testing company.
Caroline Roope remembers “The Heyday of Hopping,” the era when many urban ancestors spent their holidays in the hop fields.
Ian Waller, a speaker at the September BIFHSGO conference, explains how to use “Manorial Documents” for English and Welsh research, and Jonathan Scott profiles websites for British Army research. In another article, Scott provides a focus on Aberdeenshire records.
There’s a short item responding to a query about military service in the 90th Winnipeg Battalion Rifles in 1885.