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 May 2012

Family Tree May 2012Family Tree May 2012 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Spring challenge – follow our step-by-step research guide and you could grow a family tree to be proud of in just 31 days; free online resources for tracing military ancestors; film archives; free data on one-place study websites; ‘Baedeker Blitz’ 70th anniversary; get creative with writing up your family history; your stories; & more…

A better tree in 31 days Spring into action to make your family history research more productive
One-place studies Discover the wealth of free data on one-place study websites, with Roy Stockdill
Find your military ancestor online – for free! Find free online resources for researching military forebears
Baedeker Blitz We mark the 70th anniversary of the ‘Baedeker Blitz’ on Britain’s historic cities
Viewing your history Explore the film archives that can bring your ancestors’ experiences to life
Key websites for South Wales We continue our online genealogical tour of Wales
FREE covermount CD includes: Crickhowell area, Brecknockshire ancestors in the 1901 Census, Pigot’s Directory of Wales for 1844 (extract), parish registers for Caerwent, Monmouthshire 1568-1710, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.

PLUS
Think outside the box – get creative when writing up your family history
Inside story: Crowdsourcing – the latest methods for generating indexes to digitised records
Fashion in early colonial India – what our female ancestors wore in the early decades of British India
Reader story – a tragic twist of fate
Reader story – the Middleton Luddite Riot, 1812
Reader story – ‘Norman the Mormon’
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… it is a great relief when an elusive female ancestor can at last be identified

Regulars: Genealogy news; Genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A, plus photo-dating & military advice; Reviews of the latest books & CDs; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates; Family names

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