Family Tree September 2012 is on sale now, including 10 simple steps to help you trace your family today. Also inside this issue… Win a Flip-Pal mobile scanner; your Merchant Navy heroes; records of the Church of Ireland; researching European ancestors; Facebook for family history; Munster websites; your stories; & more…
10 steps to success We show you the way to become a great family historian
Your heroes of the sea We mark Merchant Navy Day and detail the awards and medals that your civilian seaman might have received
Church of Ireland ancestors Get to grips with the records of the Church of Ireland, and discover what you can learn about your ancestors
Inside story: the family history forecast As Northern Ireland signals plans to place its civil registration records online, the spotlight falls on England and Wales
Doing the Continental Discover how to begin researching ancestors who came from Europe
Become a Facebook fanatic Unlock the true potential of Facebook and revolutionise your research
Travelling back to Railway Street Using the census to flesh out the lives of ancestors on one Midlands street
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FREE covermount CD includes: Newcastle-under-Lyme area, Staffordshire ancestors in the 1851 Census, Samuel Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary of Ireland for 1839 (extract), parish registers for Tipton, Staffordshire, 1697 to 1736, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.
The accidental author – how Paul Bangay came to publish a book about his exciting ancestor, who was caught up in a 19th-century banking scandal
A marvel to behold! – we ferret out a curious aspect of London’s history; the importation of exotic animals
Munster medley – we pick out the best websites for the historic province of Munster
Reader story – a hero of the Peninsular War
Dairymaids & potato pickers – we examine the back-breaking but essential work of women on British farms in the past
Birds of a feather – family history is so much more than the numbers of names perched on your tree
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… yearning for those stress-free days of rolls of family tree charts and scruffy pencils…
Regulars: Genealogy news; Dear Tom – genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A, plus photo-dating & military advice; Reviews of the latest books, CDs & apps; Family names; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates
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