Family 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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