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.

FT May 2015

Family Tree magazine May 2015

Family Tree May 2015 is on sale now, bursting with an extravagant mix of helpful articles and research stories. We reflect on the sinking of the Lusitania, an event that had a deep impact on families far beyond those directly connected to the tragedy, plus we remember 70 years since VE day. Also inside this issue… electoral records; heraldry; Birmingham research; post-1837 marriage records; post-feudal ‘gang’ wars; American pioneers; spiritualism between the wars; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! The final voyage of

Building Family Tree stand

Family Tree is at Who Do You Think You Are? Live

As I write this the Family Tree stand is being constructed at the NEC, Birmingham for Who Do You Think You Are? Live. The show opens its doors tomorrow for three full days of genealogy madness! We always enjoy the show and the opportunity to see many of our fabulous readers. We’re looking forward to seeing lots of you again this year and hope there will be some new faces, with those of you who have been unable to make it to the previous shows in London able to experience it for the first time. There will be much to

FT April 2015

Family Tree magazine April 2015

Family Tree April 2015 is on sale now, packed with top tips to help you grow your tree! We’re commemorating the centenary of Gallipoli this issue and our expert guide will help you trace your ancestors who played a part in this fateful campaign. Also inside this issue… achieve research success in the archives; family history societies; war memorials; early marriage records; Victorian ancestors; techy tips; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! The Gallipoli Campaign 1915 Planning a centenary visit to Gallipoli?

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

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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