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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;

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

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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

Family Tree magazine March 2012

Family Tree March 2012Family Tree March 2012 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Trace your living relatives; social media for family history; enclosure records; British soldiers at Kew; ethics in the archives; Special Constables; Spanish Civil War; your stories; & more…

FREE covermount CD includes: West London area ancestors in the 1851 Census, the Post Office Directory of London for 1931 (extract), baptism records for Bishopsgate St Nicholas Acons 1539-1653, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.
Trace your living relatives We explain the how, where and why of tracing living family members to grow your tree
Your virtual family
We look at the pros and cons of social networking sites for genealogical researchers
Law of the land Understand the enclosure movement & look for ancestors in the surviving records
Goodbye & thank Kew Before he retires as FT’s military expert, Iain Swinnerton shares his secrets for those researching British soldiers at Kew
The Special Constable
We unlock the story of the Special Constabulary in England & Wales
Ethics in the archives The ethical considerations for archives bequeathed controversial records

PLUS
A day at the SOG – we have top research tips following FT’s prize winner’s day in the archives at the Society of Genealogists
Reader story – once a draper, always a draper
Reader story – a nurse in the family
Spain in turmoil – explore digitised records of British volunteers who fought in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War
Plotting the dead – a project to rescue and record a neglected Manchester cemetery
Older mums – we investigate the incidence of women having children later in life
A toast to temperance – discover temperance history & raise a glass to the last teetotal bar in England
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay embroiders colourful tales about the lives of her ancestors

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

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