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Family Tree magazine February 2016

Family Tree February 2016 is on sale now! This issue we’ll help you get to work decoding your family history mysteries, and make great strides forward on your genealogy journey… What will you discover? Also inside this issue… discover what’s great about Ireland; reading old documents; research online for free; naming patterns; help with brickwalls; Scottish research; WW1 memorial projects; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! Don’t forget, Who Do You Think You Are? Live is returning to the NEC in Birmingham from Thursday 7 April to Saturday 9 April. Tickets are

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Family Tree magazine January 2016

Family Tree January 2016 is on sale now! This issue we show you how to take your research worldwide in 2016. Also inside this issue… find out just how far back you can get; old place names; plight of the poor; old language; ancient ancestors; burial data; veterans’ voices; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Don’t ignore the diaspora! Discover the benefits of spreading your family history searches worldwide, and you might break down some brickwalls. Using family reconstruction to find your ancestors

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Family Tree magazine Christmas 2015

Family Tree Christmas 2015 is on sale now! This issue we look back at the family history developments of 2015 and explore the much-anticipated release of the 1939 Register. Also inside this issue… discover new search methods; enclosures & ag labs; costume history; royal genealogy; autograph albums; spas; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! A game-changing year of genealogy Chris Paton looks back at the very best 2015 had to offer genealogists. Searching the 1939 Register Find out how to use the 1939

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Family Tree magazine December 2015

Family Tree December 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re equipping you with super-sleuth tips to help you search smarter! We’re taking a fresh look at the census and delving into the newly digitised electoral register collection for the first time. Also inside this issue… get the most from the major data websites; Scottish genealogy; ancestral dwellings; family portraits; babies’ cradles; portable theatre; WW1 letters; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Making the most of the census We reveal some of

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Family Tree magazine November 2015

Family Tree November 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re smashing brickwalls and tracing lost ancestors with our expert genealogy problem-solving guide! Also inside this issue… FamilySearch; The Gazette; Deceased Online; old handwriting; slavery; Catholic ancestors; FFHS; textile workers; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Brickwalls & lost ancestors We kick off a fantastic new six-part series on problem-solving for family historians. Get to grips with FamilySearch How to get the best out of this pioneer website. 350 years of history

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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