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Family Tree magazine February 2016

Family Tree February 2016 is on sale now! This issue we’ll help you get to work decoding your family history mysteries, and make great strides forward on your genealogy journey… What will you discover? Also inside this issue… discover what’s great about Ireland; reading old documents; research online for free; naming patterns; help with brickwalls; Scottish research; WW1 memorial projects; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! Don’t forget, Who Do You Think You Are? Live is returning to the NEC in Birmingham from Thursday 7 April to Saturday 9 April. Tickets are

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Family Tree magazine January 2016

Family Tree January 2016 is on sale now! This issue we show you how to take your research worldwide in 2016. Also inside this issue… find out just how far back you can get; old place names; plight of the poor; old language; ancient ancestors; burial data; veterans’ voices; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Don’t ignore the diaspora! Discover the benefits of spreading your family history searches worldwide, and you might break down some brickwalls. Using family reconstruction to find your ancestors

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Family Tree magazine Christmas 2015

Family Tree Christmas 2015 is on sale now! This issue we look back at the family history developments of 2015 and explore the much-anticipated release of the 1939 Register. Also inside this issue… discover new search methods; enclosures & ag labs; costume history; royal genealogy; autograph albums; spas; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! A game-changing year of genealogy Chris Paton looks back at the very best 2015 had to offer genealogists. Searching the 1939 Register Find out how to use the 1939

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Family Tree magazine December 2015

Family Tree December 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re equipping you with super-sleuth tips to help you search smarter! We’re taking a fresh look at the census and delving into the newly digitised electoral register collection for the first time. Also inside this issue… get the most from the major data websites; Scottish genealogy; ancestral dwellings; family portraits; babies’ cradles; portable theatre; WW1 letters; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Making the most of the census We reveal some of

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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 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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