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CONTENTS MAY 2020

FEATURES 16

DNA Ethnicity ON THE COVER Debbie Kennett reveals how to make sense of your DNA test, and how to follow your roots around the world

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A Swedish Mystery ON THE COVER

Emma Jolly explains how she tracked down the lucky British beneficiaries to a Swedish fortune for a TV show

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Department Stores How the 19th century revolutionised British shopping

RESEARCH ADVICE 49

Best Websites ON THE COVER

Online clues to your forebears’ life on the home front

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Record Masterclass ON THE COVER

Follow a relation’s service via Royal Artillery tracer cards

57 Ancestors At Work Did your forebears rent out property to tenants?

60 Tech Tips ON THE COVER

Back up your tree online with Family Tree Maker 2019

63 Focus On ON THE COVER

Local genealogist Valerie Schneider shows you how to use free online civil records of Italian births, marriages and deaths back to the 19th century

YOUR RESEARCH 30

Reader Story ON THE COVER

“Eight generations of my family have served in the Army,” says Paul Darran about his remarkable tree

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My Family Album Margaret Fuller from Tutshill introduces her relations, including a great uncle who died at Passchendaele

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Eureka Moment How Donna Tankard tracked down living descendants of her great aunt Lucy thanks to an online family tree

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Family Hero Howard Frost knows where his fascination with the natural kingdom comes from – his great grandfather Alfred, who became a renowned entomologist

REGULARS 6

Letters Your ideas, comments and advice

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News All of the latest developments and record releases, including the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

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