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August 2007

Issue 146

August 2007

Bon voyage!

BON VOYAGE!
Where did our ancestors go on holiday?

BOMBER COMMAND
Finding those who were shot down during WWII

CRADLE TO THE GRAVE
The penultimate step on the paper trail: death records

IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER
Finding your family bible

BEYOND RORKE'S DRIFT
"My ancestor won the VC"

ON THE RIGHT TACK
Was your forebear a saddler?

GUILDFORD
The history of this wealthy market town

NELSON
What's in a name

WEST MIDDLESEX FHS
Local focus

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