FT August 2015

Family Tree magazine August 2015

Family Tree August 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re inspiring you to reach out to your cousins worldwide, to make new connections and see your tree bloom as a result! Also inside this issue… Ancestry’s DNA test; Royal Navy in WWI; copyright law; dating photo mounts; oral history; Jacobites; pocket contents; semaphore; Great War women; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Simple steps to connect with your cousins worldwide! Discover how to unearth new facts, photos and family stories –

Blogging for family history

Blogging for family history

In the August issue of Family Tree, we have a fantastic article all about how to grow a bigger, better family tree, with genealogist and family history blogger Chris Paton exploring how collateral lines and cousin collaboration can boost our own research. In the article Chris reveals how a blog can be an excellent way to connect with cousins worldwide, ‘If there is one way to really foster links with others, it is to place the research that we have already established onto a website to act as “cousin bait”. The theory is that when others trawl the net to find

FT July

Family Tree magazine July 2015

Family Tree July 2015 is on sale now! Discover how to tell your ancestors’ stories with our essential guide to writing your family history – it’s easier than you think! Also inside this issue… 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain; genealogy & identity; sailors’ wills; ‘women’s issues’; the Hanseatic League; Lord Lyon King of Arms; the great British seaside; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Glimpses of the past Begin writing your family history by following these four easy steps. Identifying

FT June 2015

Family Tree magazine June 2015

Family Tree June 2015 is on sale now! With major anniversaries for Waterloo and Magna Carta this year, now is an inspiring time for a new family history research challenge and we have all the expert guidance you need. For the adventurous among us we have possible sources to help track down your medieval ancestors; and if you think you might have a soldier forebear involved in the Battle of Waterloo now’s the time to find out for sure. Also this issue… UKBMD updates; lost records; archive volunteers; heraldry; Salvation Army records; medieval fashions; WW1 music; lion queens; your stories;

FT & Diane Lindsay

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 in pictures

Wow, what a fabulous event Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 was! We had a great time – the highlight being meeting lots of our wonderful readers – and we hope you enjoyed it too if you were able to make it. The NEC proved to be a fabulous new venue for the show, and the atmosphere was friendly and relaxed, so we’re pleased to know the event will be in Birmingham again next year. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our stand! Click on the images below to view them larger.

Family Tree August 2011

Family Tree August 2011 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue…

FREE covermount CD includes: Battle, Sussex ancestors in 1891 Census, White’s Directory of Hampshire for 1878, parish records for St Thomas а Becket, Portsmouth, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.
British roots on FamilySearch Explore the wealth of British records available on the world’s biggest free genealogy website
The UK’s National Register Unlock your more recent family’s past with the UK’s WWII ‘census’
Lives in context Discover useful sources for researching 19th century ancestors
Find your way back to Ireland Retrace the footsteps of the people of the Irish diaspora back to the Emerald Isle
Whys & wherefores of illegitimacy Were babies born out of wedlock in Scotland less frowned upon than those in England?
How to photograph old documents Top tips on the best ways to successfully photograph your precious records
 
PLUS
The fireman – how and why the relatively modern fire service came into being
Working lives – our top guide to occupation records on Ancestry.co.uk
Clothing times – unravel the lives of your textile worker ancestors
Key websites… for tracing ancestors in Hampshire, Sussex and Kent
The gift of life – the twists and turns of history that made our ancestors, and us, who we are today
Turnpikes & toll collectors – a fascinating tale of the turnpike system and the stoical people who collected the tolls
Tackle your family history – indulge in some genealogy if you’re visiting New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Photo-dating special – expert photo-dating clues to help you with your own family history puzzles.
Gallivanting gallstones – what would ancestors have thought of air travel, America and mobile phones?
Regulars: Genealogy News; Genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A, including military photo-dating; Reviews of the latest books & CDs; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates
 
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