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

FT Feb 2015

Family Tree magazine February 2015

Family Tree February 2015 is on sale now and brimming with ways to help you solve your family history mysteries! Inside this issue… Expert genealogist research tips, merchant sailors; Scottish wills and testaments; weights and measures; find graves online; death duty records; blogging tips; church registers; WW1 fashion; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Inside a researcher’s casebook Peek inside expert genealogist Roy Stockdill’s celebrity casebook to discover some amazing research tips. Defiance at sea How to trace your brave merchant sailors

Family Tree magazine September 2012

Family Tree September 2012Family 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
Win a Flip-Pal mobile scanner Collect the coupons to enter our fantastic prize draw! Find out more here.
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.

PLUS
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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