FAMILY HISTORY NEWS
Rachel Bellerby reports on the latest from the genealogy scene.
Family Tree Academy tutor David Annal examines the importance of focussing on evidence rather than fixating on a specific record to help you find that elusive ancestor.
Three case studies demonstrate the alternative resources Dave used in tracing a birth.
BRITISH SEAFARERS OF BLACK & ASIAN ANCESTRY
Don’t overlook the importance of seafaring records, urges Simon Wils.
A MEDIAEVAL FAMILY
Mike Maskrey has pleced together an extraordinartly detailed account of Mediaeval Maskreys. Read on and be inspired.
WHO’S THE DADDY?
Fergus Smith provides useful leads to follow up when faced with a blank for the father’s detalls in Scottish records.
An article looking at alternate records for identifying a birth father makes reference to Sheriff Court Records.
Adéle Emm reflects on the ethics of family history, and the question of whether or not it’s aways right to share.
The article doesn’t give an answer. Rather it discusses situations and asks for reader’s thoughts. In general, the further back in time and the less serious the offence, like my great-grandfather Church of England vicar fined for keeping a dog without a licence, the less the concern.
BOOKS & CO
Helen Tovey & Rachel Bellerby review a selection of new history-related titles.
THINGS AREN’T ALWAYS WHAT THEY SEEM
The records bizamely showed that Joan Dexter’s great grandmother had been baptized the week before she was born.
FORM RELATIVES DIDN’T WANT TO FILL IN
Jackie Hendry on Form W5080 and the Dead Man’s Penny.
Ann Larkham outines this month’s plan enhance and share your famiy photos.
LONDON LIVES & DEATHS ;
Gill Shaw Is researching her famly in Victorian London.
CAN DNA HELP ME FIND MY GRANDFATHER?
DNA advisor Karen Evans helps a reader and her sisters. Pius take a look at the Ancestral Trees developments at DNA Painter.
Discover the tools that fellow family historians are putting to use.
Comwall Family History Society.
PHOTO CORNER :
Jayne Shrimpton helps a reader puzzie out a photo and sets a puzzie of her own.
Our experts share their insights on reader research probiems.
Onine, in person, or hybrid ~events to enjoy in November.
Readers have their say.
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A SOLDIER OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS
Diane Lindsay reflects on the bravery of her father’s uncle who served in Word War 1.
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