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April 2008

Issue 155

April 2008

Scottish roots?

SCOTTISH RECORDS
Your complete guide to the best resources

THE HIGHLANDS
What's available for genealogists?

BERWICK RECORD OFFICE
Tracing ancestors in the Scottish borders

TOMB READER
Part two of our guide to monumental inscriptions

SPIRITUAL EDUCATION
The history of Sunday Schools

WHAT DID YOUR ANCESTOR LOOK LIKE?
How to find out, without photos

CREATORS OF EMPIRE
The shipwrights who built Britain's navy

IN MILITARY SERVICE
Was your forebear an officer's batman?

RUSSELL
What's in a name?

FELIXSTOWE FHS
Local focus

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