Family 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.
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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