Family Tree magazine Christmas 2011

Family Tree Christmas 2011The bumper Family Tree Christmas 2011 issue is on sale now, packed with 7 great gifts to make your Christmas a family history Christmas! Included is your essential web guide 2012, family tree chart, postcards and CD. Plus we have all the expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Genealogy ideas for 12 days of Christmas; Save ££s with our exclusive vouchers; Use parish records free online; Trace PoWs in Germany; Tracing women on your tree; Christmas in the countryside & more…

FREE covermount CD includes: East Retford, Nottinghamshire ancestors in the 1851 Census, Kelly’s Directory of Nottingham for 1912, marriage records for the Nottinghamshire parishes of Broughton Sulney(1571-1812), Colston Bassett (1591-1811), Cotgrave (1569-1812), and Cropwell Bishop (1539-1812), plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.
12 days of Christmas
We unwrap a genealogy guide for the festive season
Christmas in the countryside
Explore Christmases of the past in rural communities
Save ££s with Family Tree
Get money off a range of genealogy products and services this Christmas with our exclusive promotional codes
How to use parish records online for free!
Top advice for finding and using parish records online – without paying a penny!
Bringing together Scotland’s archives
What the new National Records of Scotland means for family historians
Trace PoWs in Germany
Discover useful sources for tracing internees in Germany
Key websites for the Scottish Borders
We continue our online genealogical tour of Scotland

Ancestors at play – we look at how our forebears entertained themselves
On mum’s side – contemplate the possibilities of tracing females on your tree
Photo-dating special – plenty of clues to dating your family pictures in this bumper crop of readers’ photos
Time for a family reunion? – find out what’s on at Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2012
Treasures from the past – pages from a diary reveal the fascinating true story of a 19th-century family
Apps for family history – try this selection of iPhone apps and take your family history with you wherever you go
Steaming ahead – transport developments that drove the Industrial Revolution forward
Law and order – documents relating to justice reveal that sometimes crime does pay, after all
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… a cry for more ‘ordinary’ family histories

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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