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December 2007

Issue 150

December 2007

Who shares your DNA?

GENETIC GENEALOGY
Can a DNA test aid your research?

TIME AT THE BAR
The history of the British pub

THE FHM GOOD WEB GUIDE
The best websites for your research: part one

"MY ANCESTOR DIED INSANE!"
One reader's shocking family secret

HEROES OF MAFEKING
Soldiers in the Anglo-Boer war

ISLE OF WIGHT
Finding your forebears

BOTHY, BARN AND BAIRNS
The lives and work of Scottish farm servants

MURRAY
What's in a name

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FHS
Local focus

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Discover the genealogical goldmine that is the British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) with an online subscription. This recently launched digitisation project has four million pages of searchable family notices, advertisements, obituaries, letters and illustrations from over 200 historic local and national newspapers.

We have a one-year subscription (worth £79.95) to give away as well as two 30-day subscriptions (worth £29.95 each) and four 2-day subscriptions (worth £6.95 each). To be in with a chance of winning one, simply answer the following question. Send answers to fhm@metropolis.co.uk or write to the usual address on page three, by the 15th March.

Q: Who invented the printing press in the Holy Roman Empire in 1440?