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

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;

Family Tree magazine January 2012

Family Tree January 2012FREE covermount CD includes: Chipping Sodbury district, Gloucestershire ancestors in the 1861 Census, Kelly’s Directory of Gloucestershire for 1906 (extract), marriage records for Frocester 1559-1837; Maisemore 1557- 1813; and Tirley 1655-1812, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.
The future of old newspapers We delve into the newly-launched British Newspaper Archive
Reinvigorate your research 10 ways to make 2012 your best year yet for family history
10 years of the census online How the launch of the 1901 Census online a decade ago changed family history research forever
How to use overseas records online for free! Top advice for finding and using overseas records online – without paying a penny!
Hidden depths Discover treasures among the lesser-known maritime records at The National Archives
‘Send me a postcard…’ See what old postcards can reveal about your more recent forebears
Key websites for north-east Scotland We continue our online genealogical tour of Scotland

PLUS
Genealogy angel – when fate takes a hand in the search for our ancestors
The watchmaker & jeweller – turn back the clock to examine the craft of watchmaking
The seventh age – how the elderly were treated in the past
Reader story – ‘my 25-year brickwall solution’
Reader story – ‘putting the record straight for my WWI ancestor’
The scourge of scarlet fever – we investigate the ‘red rash’ that killed so many of our ancestors
Who do you think you are? Live 2012 – find out what’s happening at the world’s biggest family history show
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… climbing the faraway tree and having one foot stuck in the past

Regulars: Genealogy News; Genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A & photo-dating, including military; Reviews of the latest books & CDs; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates

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