Discover industrial ancestors
Find working forebears, use The National Archives and more in the latest issueIn this month’s issue we take you back to Great Britain’s Industrial Revolution to find your forbears who helped change the world. We reveal the records of countless ancestors who worked in the factories and mills of the country that spearheaded this movement, creating sprawling cities in the process. Find out how they lived, worked and defined the cities of today.
We’ve also been to The National Archives and produced our expert guide to Britain’s top family history resource. Whether you visit in person for the first time or take advantage of the documents you can access online, discover all you need to make the most out of this extraordinary archive.
We’ve also got fantastic guides to the history and records of the Royal Navy’s violent Press Gang recruiters; the mammoth new online newspaper project from the British Library; trades union records and what you can discover about their members; how to take a virtual tour of the streets our ancestors lived on with Google Earth; and top tips for preserving your personal digital picture archive for future generations.
You can also win one of ten personalised ancestral charts from Maxbal Genealogy.For your chance to win just answer our question and fill out the form here.
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