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CONTENTS JUNE 2021

FEATURES 16 Put Your Tree Online ON THE COVER

Chris Paton explains how to use free tree builders to share your research and find more records and relations

24 Motor City ON THE COVER

Steve Humphries hears the fascinating stories of those who made Coventry a driving force in car manufacturing

68 Wedding Traditions ON THE COVER

From wedding rings to white gowns, Caroline Roope reveals the origins of our cherished marriage customs

RESEARCH ADVICE 47 Best Websites ON THE COVER

Track down records of police ancestors online

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Record Masterclass ON THE COVER

Locate your Welsh forebears with 19th-century tithe maps that are available on a fantastic free website

55 Ancestors At Work ON THE COVER

Find out more about the lives of agricultural labourers

58 Tech Tips ON THE COVER

Trace old parish boundaries with free online maps

61 Focus On ON THE COVER

Simon Wills explains why it’s never been so easy to research a relation’s experiences in the Royal Marines

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YOUR RESEARCH 30 Reader Story Pam Corps has uncovered an astonishing tale of master craftsmen who braved danger on an overseas adventure

44 My Family Album Helen Bloom introduces some of her relations

66 Eureka Moment ON THE COVER

“My great great grandfather sold spuds to Queen Victoria!” reveals Jeremy Cripps from South Shields

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Family Hero Christopher Jepson remembers his great grand uncle

REGULARS 6 Letters Your ideas, comments and advice

9 News ON THE COVER

All of the latest developments and record releases

13 What’s On Online talks, shows, conferences and courses

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