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CONTENTS MAY 2024

FEATURES

14 Genealogy Websites ON THE COVER

Our special reader panel put Ancestry, Findmypast, MyHeritage and TheGenealogist through their paces, so you can find out which of the four is the best site for you

20 Copying Family Trees ON THE COVER

Chloe O’Shea shares 10 reasons why you need to be careful if you’re tempted to duplicate information from another family historian’s online tree

54 A History Of Voting ON THE COVER

With a general election on the horizon Felicity Day looks at how elections have changed in the past 250 years

RESEARCH ADVICE

29 Focus On ON THE COVER

Janet Few explains the most useful records to research your relations’ lives between 1900 and 1938

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Best Websites ON THE COVER

Jonathan Scott reveals how to track down old photos of your street, your house and even your ancestors online

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Record Masterclass ON THE COVER

Susannah Coster, archivist at The Postal Museum, shares her tips for researching forebears using newly digitised Post Office pension and gratuity records

52 Tech Tips ON THE COVER

Nick Peers presents a guide to uploading, editing and colourising your family photographs using Ancestry

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YOUR RESEARCH

24 Reader Story When Lucy Parker began investigating her Norwegian relations, she had no inkling of the scope of their travels

58 Eureka Moment ON THE COVER

“My great grandfather ran a dodgy dating agency,” says a shocked Greta Nicholls from Queensland, Australia

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Family Hero Douglas Jackson is inspired by his Polish uncle, who won a medal for bravery during the Second World War

REGULARS

6 Letters Your ideas, comments and advice

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

10 News All of the latest developments and record releases

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