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CONTENTS FEBRUARY 2021

FEATURES 16

Ancestry & Findmypast ON THE COVER Jon Bauckham explains how to make the most of the free records on family history’s biggest subscription sites

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Transcription Tuesday ON THE COVER

Rosemary Collins reveals all about the projects we’ve chosen to support in this year’s event on 2 February

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Urban Dairies ON THE COVER

Learn how milk reached our city-dwelling forebears

RESEARCH ADVICE 47

Best Websites ON THE COVER

The key online resources for tracing your Irish ancestors

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Record Masterclass ON THE COVER

Uncover fascinating details about your relations’ lives with the reports of the local Medical Officer of Health

55 Ancestors At Work ON THE COVER

Did anyone in your tree work as a carpenter or joiner?

58 Tech Tips ON THE COVER

Nick Peers explains how to save money with the General Register Office’s indexes of births and deaths

61 Focus On ON THE COVER

How to tackle the challenges of researching adoption

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YOUR RESEARCH 28

Reader Story ON THE COVER

“A twist of fate saved my mother from Auschwitz,” says Debra Barnes whose novel is based on her family’s story

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My Family Album Derek Mutch from Derbyshire shares his photographs

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Eureka Moment Bill Williams explains how his detective work uncovered his wife’s great grandfather’s adventures in Russia

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Family Hero Richard Carr celebrates a 3x great grandmother who struck a significant blow for the rights of coal miners

REGULARS 6

Letters Your ideas, comments and advice

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News All of the latest developments and record releases

13 What’s On Don’t forget to register for RootsTech Connect!

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