About Us

Welcome to Discover Your Ancestors.

We have two products – an annual print bookazine, Discover Your Ancestors, and for those who can’t wait a whole year for the next issue we have developed Discover Your Ancestors Periodical, a monthly online digest with the same great quality of the print title. Both are largely aimed at those starting out in family history research, although our editor always ensures there is something in every edition for the more experienced family historian. Pervading the stories and expertly authored articles is the underlying theme of exploring social history – how our ancestors lived their lives. This gives context and further background knowledge to researchers as they continue their quest for that “missing” link.

Discover Your Ancestors Magazine

Issue 2 Sample Pages

Launched in 2011, Discover Your Ancestors was very well received at the newsstand, and sold out at WHSmith and other retail outlets where it was stocked. The magazine is available overseas, too, and has been listed at quality newsagents and bookstores from Adelaide to Vancouver. You can still buy your copy of issue 2, 3, 4 and 5 here, although stocks are very limited.

Due to the success of issue 1 and unprecedented reader demand, a further five issues have been published.

Today issue 6 is on sale in over 4,000 newsagents and book stores in 11 countries. If your local newsagent has run out you can buy it here.

Here is a selection of testimonials from readers. Naturally we are delighted with the response and it is precisely this feedback that has driven us forward to create the monthly magazine Discover Your Ancestors Periodical.

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical

Issue 1 Sample Pages

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is a high quality monthly digital magazine delivered to your personal online library every month. Packed full of stories, case studies, social history articles and research advice, this regular and affordable service is a must have for anyone starting out in family history research, or for those with more experience but who have reached brick walls.

Expert guidance and inspiration around historic themes merge to create an informative and educational guide through your journey of research. It’s really easy to read, too. We have created the product in both PDF and web ready formats, so whether you are viewing on a PC or MAC or mobile device, or you simply wish to print out an article PDF – it is available in the right format for you.

Subscribing to Discover Your Ancestors Periodical is set at a level that everyone can afford, at just £24.99 for a 12-month single user subscription. To set up your subscription takes just a couple of minutes and your details are kept safe and secure with us.

Hot Off The Press!

Issue 6 of the critically acclaimed annual printed magazine Discover Your Ancestors is now available, featuring more than 190 pages of beautifully illustrated content to move your family history research on at pace. More than 30 stunning features on social history, places, military history and wartime, research advice and much more, delivered straight to your door.

Issue 6 is now available at this website and will soon be at more than 4,000 newsagents worldwide including WHSmith in the UK, Barnes & Noble in the USA and Chapters in Canada. While stocks last you can also purchase copies of issues 1 (digital version only), 2, 3, 4 and 5 direct from this website.

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