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As YFH celebrates its first birthday, the whole country will be in party spirits for the royal wedding. Nick Barratt is honouring the special occasion with a feature on the family history of the bride-to-be, while Jayne Shrimpton looks at royal brides through time and how their choices have influenced the wedding fashion of the day.
While the press speculates about Kate’s choice of dress, Jayne Shrimpton looks at royal brides through time and how their choices have influenced the wedding fashion of the day.
The Society of Genealogists will be reveling in its anniversary celebrations next month with a centenary conference - the SoG’s in-house genealogist Else Churchill tells us all about the Society’s roots and and unique archival holdings, while we take a look at the Society’s collections that have been indexed and digitized online.
We kick off a campaign to find living descendants of the everyday heroes commemorated in Postman’s Park for sacrificing their lives to save another - do you have any photos or artefacts to add to the story?
Probate genealogy company Title Research take the next part of their casefile series to Australia and New Zealand, showing us the resources they use to track down missing beneficiaries of family fortunes.
In the first part of a new Beginner’s Guide to tracing ancestors who served with the Royal Navy, Simon Wills starts with those who sailed the seas during the 18th century.
Having trouble locating a criminal ancestor in prison records? Stephen Wade offers some explanations and guidance.
YFH reader Colin Dennison’s stepmother was the only nurse aboard HMT Oronsay when the Lancastria was bombed and wounded survivors brought aboard. He relates her incredible memoirs and shows us his stepmother’s ‘greatest treasure’ rescued from the wreckage.
Nick Barratt extols the virtues of joining a Family History Society in his new role as President of the FFHS.
Following issue 44 Your Family History will be replaced by Discover Your History and will be on sale from 5th September 2013.
Discover Your History will take a broader look at our past - including all aspects of family and social history as well as Britain's local and national heritage.
In each issue of the magazine, you will find: