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CONTENTS JUNE 2022

FEATURES 17 Find Elusive Ancestors ON THE COVER

Genealogist Katherine Cobb shares expert advice for smashing brick walls and growing your family tree

22 DNA Family Secrets ON THE COVER

Jonathan Wright goes behind the scenes of the hit show

26 Truant Kids ON THE COVER

Ruth A Symes explains the evolution of compulsory education and how to find school-attendance records

32 Living DNA Debbie Kennett profiles the popular DNA-testing firm

70 Pioneers Of First Aid ON THE COVER

Sara Tor reveals the origins of the first-aid movement

RESEARCH ADVICE 51 Best Websites ON THE COVER

Key online resources for finding blue blood in your tree

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Record Masterclass ON THE COVER

Was your relation on a register of habitual drunkards?

60 Tech Tips ON THE COVER

Get to grips with Ancestry’s revamped mobile app

62 Focus On ON THE COVER

Else Churchill explains what 20th-century employment records are available to learn about your forebears

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YOUR RESEARCH 34 Reader Story Meet Robert Nurden’s remarkable grandfather

48 My Family Album Helen Taylor from Linlithgow shares her photographs

68 Eureka Moment ON THE COVER

“A DNA test revealed my grandfather’s identity,” says Janet Cockerill who uncovered a wartime romance

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Family Hero How Margaret Rice’s relation helped to settle Virginia

REGULARS 6 Letters Your ideas, comments and advice

9 What’s On Online and in-person talks, shows and tutorials

11 News All of the latest developments and record releases

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