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Family Tree magazine November 2015

Family Tree November 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re smashing brickwalls and tracing lost ancestors with our expert genealogy problem-solving guide! Also inside this issue… FamilySearch; The Gazette; Deceased Online; old handwriting; slavery; Catholic ancestors; FFHS; textile workers; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Brickwalls & lost ancestors We kick off a fantastic new six-part series on problem-solving for family historians. Get to grips with FamilySearch How to get the best out of this pioneer website. 350 years of history

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

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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

Family Tree magazine February 2012

Family Tree February 2012Family Tree February 2012 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Trace your RAF heroes; Remember the Fall of Singapore 70 years ago; explore free online maps to help your research; Learn the value of your ancestors’ money; Charles Dickens’ bicentenary; & more…

FREE covermount CD includes: Ashby-de-la-Zouch district, Leicestershire ancestors in the 1871 Census, Pigot’s Directory of Leicestershire for 1835 (extract), marriage records for Barkston 1574-1837; Plungar 1695- 1837; Knipton 1562-1837; and Croxton Kerrial 1558-1837, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.
Trace your RAF ancestors We reveal how you can trace air force relatives
Fall of Singapore
The story of the noble British Division that defended Singapore 70 years ago
Maps & gazetteers online free Build up a better picture of where your ancestors lived
Farthings, groats & guineas We ask a timely question, ‘what was your ancestors’ money worth?’
Writing about Dickens
The famous writer’s 3x great-grandaughter considers the implications of writing about family
Howes that? We peek behind the scenes of a one-name study
Key websites for the Highlands & islands Join us for the final leg of our online genealogical tour of Scotland

Inside story: Austere times – we consider the role of WDYTYA? Live in the current economic climate
Reader story – Did your ancestor die in an epidemic?
Reader story – Sid’s story: The evacuation of Singapore
Skills for life – tracking down charity schoolchildren
The redoubtable Miss Rosie Newman – colour films from WWII let us view our ancestors’ world with new eyes
Head & shoulders above the rest – weighing up the size of our ancestors
Discovering documents – we lift the lid on sacrament certificates
Delights & terrors – a young nurse’s work in war-torn Britain
Who do you think you are? Live 2012 – find out what’s happening at the world’s biggest family history show – last chance to buy two tickets for £25, visit www2.seetickets.com/whodoyouthinkyouare and enter code FTM2425.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… family history howlers happen to the best of us…

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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