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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

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

Family Tree magazine October 2012

Family Tree OctoberFamily Tree October 2012 is on sale now, including our expert guide to making the key sources work for you. Also inside this issue… Win a Flip-Pal mobile scanner; how to keep good records; DNA demystified; researching Presbyterian and Methodist Irish ancestors; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!

Making the key sources work for you Our expert guide to getting the best out of BMD and census records
Keeping good records We reveal the key to maximising your research potential and creating excellent records
Why we’re like we are We demystify DNA and explain exactly how our genes determine our individuality
Inside story: online or offline Why resistance to the use of different research resources can be self-defeating
Ireland’s Presbyterians & Methodists Discover your ancestors in Ireland with our insightful guide
Passports please! We examine how passports have changed
Win a Flip-Pal mobile scanner Collect the final coupon to enter our fantastic prize draw! Find out more here.
FREE digital data for every reader: Instead of a cover mounted CD, we’re now providing access to free digital data via our website so that readers of the digital issues of Family Tree can access the sources too. Visit family-tree.co.uk/data for more details. This issue’s free digital data includes: Ward & Lock’s Paignton and South Devon Illustrated Guide for 1923/1924; 1881 Census for Lancashire; British Army officers in the Army List for 1877; Family Tree back issue; family tree software

PLUS
Kings of the iron road – discover the days when steam locomotives ruled the rails and engine driver was a much sought-after occupation.
Discovering Documents – documentary evidence from both sides of poaching: the gamekeeper and the poacher
Seeds of trouble – a slice of local history bought at an antiques fair…
Reader story – telling tales; unravelling fiction from fact
Untold story – how a faded photograph unearthed a family skeleton
Hall of fame – how house history revealed the 100-year history of a former village hall turned home
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer
Thoughts on… make way for a determined genealogist

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

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