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

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?

Family Tree magazine January 2013

Family Tree January 2013Family Tree January 2013 is on sale now, bursting with 365 top genealogy tips to get another year of family history off to a cracking start! Also inside this issue… steps to a new research approach; surname roots; foundling forebears; childhood occupations; Jewish genealogy; online courses; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!

365 tips, tricks & to-dos Enjoy your most successful family history year ever with the ultimate to-do list from the Family Tree team.
Inside story: Steps to a new approach As we begin a new year, there’s no time like the present to adopt a new research plan.
Your surname journey Unearth the true roots of your family name with our essential guide.
Abandoned babies A ‘holistic genealogy’ approach to investigating foundling forebears.
Child labour We pick the best websites and sources for researching child labour in part 1 of a new series.
First steps in online studying Ever considered doing an online course? Join Angela Buckley as she tries out her first Pharos web course.
Local know-how Brush off the winter blues and do some research on the ground.
Gateway to successful searching Our guide to using the Archives Hub.
JewishGen, the home of Jewish genealogy Discover this essential site for Jewish research.
Tunnel vision We tell the story of the London Underground as we help celebrate its 150th anniversary.
FREE digital data for every reader: Get free access to historic records, including the 1841 Census for Shropshire and the Navy List 1866, family history software and more with our fantastic digital data. Visit family-tree.co.uk/data for more details.

PLUS
History of home-making – Delve into housekeeping books to discover ancestors’ home-making secrets.
Reader story – Yorkshire’s own perfect storm.
Tools of the trade – Secrets of the scribe revealed.
Join in our family history quiz… for your chance to win an iPad with TheGenealogist.co.uk!
The Staffordshire pottery worker – We recount the hard-knock life of the people of ‘the six towns’.
Beautiful bookplates – How to identify the owners of bookplates, plus a reader challenge…
Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2013 – Find out all about the UK’s biggest family history show and take advantage of our special ticket offer of two tickets for £25 with our unique code, FTM2425.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay considers the ‘Cosy’ gene…

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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