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Discover the answers to last issue’s challenges How did you do?

Read on to find out the answers to last issue’s Family Tree Academy challenges. Our Academy tutor David Annal explains all

TAKE YOUR RESEARCH TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Your transcription challenge:

The answers

We asked you to have a go at transcribing some entries from an 1871 crew list. Compare your results with the details as transcribed by the Family Tree Academy tutor, David Annal. We’ve transcribed the details into the table above.

Old-handwriting tip!

Note that the names are actually the signatures of the crew members (apart from the three who made their mark). It’s rarely possible to achieve 100 per cent accuracy – sometimes it really is guesswork as to what the original text is meant to say.

Your document challenge:

The answers

Last issue we published some documents relating to the Poor Law and set you some challenges.

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Join us as we celebrate the mothers, grandmothers, aunts and more on your family tree. It's vital to research the female ancestors, otherwise you're only learning half of your family history. This issue we have plenty to help and inspire your research into women's history and so gain a fuller understanding of your family members and their lives in times gone by.