FT March 2015

Family Tree magazine March 2015

Family Tree March 2015 is on sale now, revealing the riches of the parish chest! Parish records can offer clues to help us grow our tree right back to the 16th century and hold the stories of our ancestors’ wider lives – and they’re ready for researching! Also inside this issue… Genealogical indexes; Navy service records; emigrants & immigrants; WI centenary; surname origins; family history apps; mourning dress; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! The parish chest: a review of its contents

FT Feb 2015

Family Tree magazine February 2015

Family Tree February 2015 is on sale now and brimming with ways to help you solve your family history mysteries! Inside this issue… Expert genealogist research tips, merchant sailors; Scottish wills and testaments; weights and measures; find graves online; death duty records; blogging tips; church registers; WW1 fashion; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Inside a researcher’s casebook Peek inside expert genealogist Roy Stockdill’s celebrity casebook to discover some amazing research tips. Defiance at sea How to trace your brave merchant sailors

Family history at your fingertips

Family history at your fingertips

Discover new ways to research your family history in the era of digital technology with this ultimate guide brought to you by the Family Tree team.

Family history ebook

Our first ebook is now available!

At Family Tree we are pleased to announce our first ebook is now available for you to enjoy any time, anywhere and on any device! My Family and Other Annals – Adventures in Family History is by Family Tree‘s very own and much treasured Diane Lindsay. Every issue Diane puts ‘family’ and ‘story’ into family history, recounting ancestral escapades and misty-eyed memories that are sure to ring bells with many aspects of your own family anecdotes too. Now we’ve put together a collection of Diane’s popular and beautifully illustrated ‘Thoughts on…’ columns in an ebook for you to download and

India Office records for findmypast.co.uk

Elaine Collins, commercial director, Brightsolid Online Publishing, & Peter Bailey, chairman, FIBIS, sign the contract.

The Families in British India Society (FIBIS) is partnering with Brightsolid Online Publishing Limited (BSOP) as part of BSOP’s digitisation project of many of the India Office Records (IOR) for the British Library. BSOP will be making the IOR available online to users of its findmypast.co.uk website.

Included in the digitisation project are the two million records of baptism, marriage and burial of European and Anglo-Indian persons in India, which will be a huge asset to family historians.

FIBIS will be linked with all relevant introductory pages so findmypast.co.uk users can easily visit FIBIS and take advantage of the wealth of free information available on its website. Details of everyday life, occupations, the military and explanations of terms peculiar to British India are all available.

FIBIS will maintain all its existing databases and, in future, will focus its efforts on providing new material and databases from alternative original sources, such as newspapers and directories, to complement the IOR data.