Family Tree October

Family Tree magazine October 2015

Family Tree October 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’ll show you how to fast-track your family history and benefit from skills, strategies and genealogy expertise gained over many years! Also inside this issue… Quarter Sessions; Agincourt; Gay relatives; family photos; saving oral history; Cornwall’s Jews; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Pick up expert tips! Fast-track your family history research by avoiding the common pitfalls, as genealogist Chris Paton shares his hard-won tips, skills and strategies. Finding your ancestors in the

FT Sept 2015 cover

Family Tree magazine September 2015

Family Tree September 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re encouraging you to take those first steps with your family history, or if you’re a little further along in your journey, ways in which you can keep going! Also inside this issue… online trees; 1915 crew lists; copyright law; digitising family photos; archive film; childhood and birth order; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Get started, keep going! Follow in Chris Paton’s expert footsteps and start your genealogy journey today. What

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

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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