DNA testing in family history
Family History in the Genes
If you have been thinking about getting a DNA test done to further your research then you should read our beginner’s guide which will tell you everything you need to know about what you should and shouldn’t expect to get from a test, how to go about doing one, and how to get the most out of your results. We also discuss intriguing case of the Edwardian poisoner Dr Crippen following recent revelations from a DNA test that may prove him innocent after all.
SPOTLIGHT ON DEVON
The county’s history and resources
MY ANCESTOR WAS A…
This month: 19th Century War Heroes
DR JOHNSON’S LONDON
A tour round his beloved city
LIFE ON THE WARDS
A peek inside Victorian hospitals
LANCASHIRE RECORD OFFICE
What you can find there
Education and employment records
THE POSTMAN POET
One reader finds links to a poetic past
Eastbourne and District FHS
Win British Newspaper Archive Subscriptions
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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?