Go­ing out on a limb

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say, a very valu­able re­source for fam­ily his­to­ri­ans. Can you please ex­plain to me the pic­ture that you have on page 62 of the June is­sue of the mag­a­zine, which in­tro­duces the ar­ti­cle ‘Tak­ing the Pledge’ (see above)? The seated lady in the fore­front of the pic­ture ap­pears to have three arms and three hands – can you clar­ify what is go­ing on?

I love the mag­a­zine and am a reg­u­lar sub­scriber but no mat­ter how many times I look at the pic­ture, I feel maybe I should be tak­ing the pledge, too! Caro­line Wood, by email Editor replies: Many thanks for your email – it re­ally made us gig­gle here in the of­fice! The third arm and leg be­longs, of course, to the lady sit­ting be­hind. A good spot though. very in­ter­est­ing in­for­ma­tion. This is an ex­cel­lent book for any­body do­ing Scot­tish name searches. I would just like to say once again that your mag­a­zine is an ex­cel­lent read for fam­ily tree en­thu­si­asts like me. John Walker, by email

Reader Caro­line Wood was puz­zled by what looks like a three-armed lady ( se­cond from left) in our June is­sue

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