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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 October

Family Tree magazine October 2015

Family Tree October 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’ll show you how to fast-track your family history and benefit from skills, strategies and genealogy expertise gained over many years! Also inside this issue… Quarter Sessions; Agincourt; Gay relatives; family photos; saving oral history; Cornwall’s Jews; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Pick up expert tips! Fast-track your family history research by avoiding the common pitfalls, as genealogist Chris Paton shares his hard-won tips, skills and strategies. Finding your ancestors in the

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Family Tree magazine September 2015

Family Tree September 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re encouraging you to take those first steps with your family history, or if you’re a little further along in your journey, ways in which you can keep going! Also inside this issue… online trees; 1915 crew lists; copyright law; digitising family photos; archive film; childhood and birth order; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Get started, keep going! Follow in Chris Paton’s expert footsteps and start your genealogy journey today. What

FT August 2015

Family Tree magazine August 2015

Family Tree August 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re inspiring you to reach out to your cousins worldwide, to make new connections and see your tree bloom as a result! Also inside this issue… Ancestry’s DNA test; Royal Navy in WWI; copyright law; dating photo mounts; oral history; Jacobites; pocket contents; semaphore; Great War women; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Simple steps to connect with your cousins worldwide! Discover how to unearth new facts, photos and family stories –

Blogging for family history

Blogging for family history

In the August issue of Family Tree, we have a fantastic article all about how to grow a bigger, better family tree, with genealogist and family history blogger Chris Paton exploring how collateral lines and cousin collaboration can boost our own research. In the article Chris reveals how a blog can be an excellent way to connect with cousins worldwide, ‘If there is one way to really foster links with others, it is to place the research that we have already established onto a website to act as “cousin bait”. The theory is that when others trawl the net to find

Family Tree magazine February 2013

Family Tree February 2013Family Tree February 2013 is on sale now, crammed with super strategies to help you become an expert genealogist! Also inside this issue… discover your parish history; the future of tree sharing; 90+ sites & sources on workhouse & prison workers; chancery records; 9 pages of your questions answered; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!

Create your ultimate problem-solving strategy Don’t miss our expert genealogist’s insider tips for breaking down your brickwalls.
The parish & the manor Get to grips with the origins and history of the parish to understand the lives of your pre-19th century forebears.
Winter warmers Discover how our ancestors dressed for the cold.
Inside story: Speaking the same language? We examine the ways in which 21st-century family historians are now sharing research.
Workhouses, asylums & prisons 90+ websites and sources for researching ancestors who worked in these institutions.
Discover ancestral disputes How to find and use chancery records, and perhaps unearth some spectacular family revelations.
Free digital data Get free access to historic records, including the 1901 Census for Nottinghamshire and the Army List 1910, family history software and more with our fantastic digital data. Visit family-tree.co.uk/data for more details.

The happiest days of their lives? – We examine old school log books to learn more about our relatives’ early lives.
Grooms, gardeners & gamekeepers – We introduce some of the staff who toiled outdoors within the grounds of a country house.
Local films for local people – In the first part of a new series on film archives and family history, we zoom in on the Mitchell & Kenyon Collection.
Reader story – From Lancashire labourer to Lord of the Manor.
Reader story – My mischief maker.
Reader story – Canadian connections.
Exploring The European Library – Our guide to using this fast online resource finder.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on… A new find on Ancestry threatens to uproot Diane Lindsay’s family tree.

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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