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 March 2013

Family Tree March 2013Family Tree March 2013 is on sale now, featuring our unmissable guide to the census! Also inside this issue… genealogy boot camp; inside the Bodleian Library; counting your ancestors; privacy laws & family history; jobs for women; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!

Why the census matters to you Discover why the census records are so valuable to your family history with our ultimate guide.
The Genealogy Boot Camp In our first boot camp we take you through your internet paces.
Counting your ancestors Just how many ancestors have we got?
Learning the language of our fathers How to make sense of Welsh records.
Secrets of the 1939 ‘census’ Find out how to trace your wartime relatives using the UK National Register.
Jobs for the girls To mark International Women’s Day, we pick out more than 100 sites and sources for understanding the rural and non-industrial work of our female forebears.
Free digital data Get free access to historic records, including the 1841 Census for Middlesex and the Navy List 1837, family history software and more with our fantastic digital data. Visit family-tree.co.uk/data for more details.

PLUS
Exploring the Bodleian Library – Discover ancestral gems among nursing archives at the UK’s second largest library.
Inside story: Working within the privacy laws – How to avoid falling foul of privacy laws when sharing your tree online.
Discovering Documents – The letter of the law
Devon quarter sessions – An exclusive peek inside a unique archive project.
The pawnbroker – We uncover the history of the pawnbroker.
Reader story – Cromwell Street
Football flicks – We focus on Edwardian football to explore the value of film for family historians.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay wonders whether her criminal ancestor Jane was a romantic victim or just a bad girl.

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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