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

FT July

Family Tree magazine July 2015

Family Tree July 2015 is on sale now! Discover how to tell your ancestors’ stories with our essential guide to writing your family history – it’s easier than you think! Also inside this issue… 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain; genealogy & identity; sailors’ wills; ‘women’s issues’; the Hanseatic League; Lord Lyon King of Arms; the great British seaside; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Glimpses of the past Begin writing your family history by following these four easy steps. Identifying

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.

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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