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Birthdate Spectrum Overlaps
Roger Allan shows us how to extract really useful information from the dates we probably already know!
January/February 1998
Brides Index Project, The
Robert W. Marlin's article in Family Chronicle "Where Have All the Ladies Gone" has resulted in the start of a major indexing project.
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Dating Old Photographs
A photographic guide to the fashions and photography techniques of the 19th century, to help you identify your old photographs.
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Dating Photographs
Our special supplement includes 111 historical photographs with 350 subjects for you to compare to your own, undated pictures.
May/June 1998
Finding Your Ancestral Home Using Maps
Robert W. Marlin shows us how useful maps can be when tracing your roots.
July/August 1998
Following Your Paper Trail
In an extract from his book My Sixteen, Robert W. Marlin tells us how to trace the written records concerning our ancestors.
September/October 1997
Hiring a Researcher
A guide to finding and hiring a professional researcher when you're at a loss, too far away or too busy.
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In the Very Beginning
A step-by-step guide for the absolute beginner.
September/October 1997
Overcoming Brick Walls
Several professional and experienced amateur genealogists describe how they overcame seemingly impossible problems.
January/February 1998
Primary Sources
A guide to extracting the maximum amount of information from these all-important genealogical resources.
May/June 1997
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Reading Old Script
How to decode your ancestors' apparently illegible handwriting, either word by word or letter by letter.
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Rural Genealogist, The
John Coldwell lives on a lighthouse with no proper phone and mail only once or twice a month - but still manages to pursue his hobby.
January/February 1998
Search for Henley Chapman, The
How Donna Tyler Hollie set about tracing her enslaved ancestors.
November/December 1997
Start With Yourself
Robert W. Marlin tells us the importance of finding vital records, starting with your own.
September/October 1998
Top Ten Research Tips
The Top Ten Tips for researching your family tree.
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Twelve things to do NOW for future generations
Are we doing our part for our descendants?
July/August 1997
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Where Have All the Ladies Gone?
Robert W. Marlin gives us some clues to help trace our female ancestors.
November/December 1997

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