Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine: August 2022

Here are the articles featured on the magazine front cover.

PARISH REGISTERS Jonathan Scott presents our six-page region-by-region guide to the essential websites for digitised parish registers, including the best free resources.

DANCE HALLS
Caroline Roberts visits the dance halls where many of our relations tripped the light fantastic on a night out.

RESEARCH ADVICE
Peter Higginbotham reveals how to make the most of the surviving records if, like Who Do You Think You Are? star Anna Maxwell Martin, you have a relative who was raised in a children’s.home or orphanage.

BEST WEBSITES
We round up the best sites for historic maps that wil provide key information about your ancestor’s home.

TECH TIPS
Nick Peers explains how to use a huge online archive to research your forebear’s service in the First World War.

RECORD MASTERCLASS
Simon Wills shares expert advice for following a naval ancestor’s career with Royal Navy ships’ musters.

EUREKA MOMENT
Danny Parrott explains how he followed his ltalian great great grandfather’s trail to the Vatican Apostolic Archive

FAMILY HERO
“My great uncle Angus Bruton Wilson served in Churchill’s secret army,” says Anna Wilson.

AROUND BRITAIN
Our complete guide to genealogical records online and in the archives for researching roots in West Sussex.

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