Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Inside History Magazine - November/December 2014

Issue 25, the Nov-Dec 2014, issue of Inside History has a wealth of inspiring features and practical tips to help you trace your family tree and learn about the life your ancestor led. You’ll read about:
  • The latest free records online to help you find your family
  • Why Sydney Harbour’s Old Quarantine Station is the perfect historic city mini-break
  • How you could win a History Lovers trip to Norfolk Island worth $5,000, plus have your ancestor feature on our cover
  • A non-profit company leading the way in reuniting lost war medals
  • How to tell the difference between a ‘cottage loaf’ and a ‘kiss curl’ and why it can help in decoding the date of trickier family photographs
  • The amazing discovery of a “Dead Man’s Penny” buried in a Sydney backyard, and how it was returned to descendants by a thoughtful stranger
  • The centenary celebrations underway to commemorate Ernest Shackleton’s audacious trans-Antarctic expedition and the Australian photographer who captured their death-defying struggle
  • Resident expert Shauna Hicks helps piece together the puzzle of a marriage certificate riddled with errors
  • Inside History sits down for a chat with Christine Bramble, historian and author of Sisters of the Valley, a research project into WWI nurses
  • Take note of the latest historical events around Australia and New Zealand
  • Explore our reviews of the latest historical apps and books
  • We’re giving away 40 copies of Anzac Treasures – our biggest book giveaway ever!