Book of the Month - June

June's Book of the Month is My Ancestor was a Merchant Seaman by Christopher and Michael Watts. This book is the definitive guide to tracing seafaring ancestors, as recommended by both the National Archives and the National Maritime Museum. Given Britain's long maritime history, the chances of encountering a connection with the sea within your family tree are very high indeed and this book will guide you through the numerous records available in record offices and archives, including some lesser known records you may not have previously considered.

Throughout June you can buy My Ancestor was a Merchant Seaman for the special offer price of GBP 7.19 (GBP 7.99 to non-members). Order your copy here.

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