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?

FT March 2015

Family Tree magazine March 2015

Family Tree March 2015 is on sale now, revealing the riches of the parish chest! Parish records can offer clues to help us grow our tree right back to the 16th century and hold the stories of our ancestors’ wider lives – and they’re ready for researching! Also inside this issue… Genealogical indexes; Navy service records; emigrants & immigrants; WI centenary; surname origins; family history apps; mourning dress; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! The parish chest: a review of its contents

FT Feb 2015

Family Tree magazine February 2015

Family Tree February 2015 is on sale now and brimming with ways to help you solve your family history mysteries! Inside this issue… Expert genealogist research tips, merchant sailors; Scottish wills and testaments; weights and measures; find graves online; death duty records; blogging tips; church registers; WW1 fashion; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Inside a researcher’s casebook Peek inside expert genealogist Roy Stockdill’s celebrity casebook to discover some amazing research tips. Defiance at sea How to trace your brave merchant sailors

Family history at your fingertips

Family history at your fingertips

Discover new ways to research your family history in the era of digital technology with this ultimate guide brought to you by the Family Tree team.

Family history ebook

Our first ebook is now available!

At Family Tree we are pleased to announce our first ebook is now available for you to enjoy any time, anywhere and on any device! My Family and Other Annals – Adventures in Family History is by Family Tree‘s very own and much treasured Diane Lindsay. Every issue Diane puts ‘family’ and ‘story’ into family history, recounting ancestral escapades and misty-eyed memories that are sure to ring bells with many aspects of your own family anecdotes too. Now we’ve put together a collection of Diane’s popular and beautifully illustrated ‘Thoughts on…’ columns in an ebook for you to download and

IWM & brightsolid partner to create Lives of the First World War digital memorial


IWM (Imperial War Museums) and brightsolid, the parent company of the findmypast websites, ScotlandsPeople and Genes Reunited, are working in partnership to create Lives of the First World War – an innovative and interactive digital platform to mark the First World War Centenary.

Lives of the First World War will hold the stories of more than 8 million men and women who served in uniform and worked on the home front. It will be the official place for communities across the world to connect, explore, reveal and share even more about these people’s lives.

This innovative platform will bring fascinating records from museums, libraries, archives and family collections across the globe together in one place.

Over the course of the centenary, Lives of the First World War will become the permanent digital memorial to more than 8 million men and women from across Britain and the Commonwealth – a significant digital legacy for future generations.

The platform will go live later this year, in time for the start of centenary commemorations from summer 2014. Further information can be found at www.livesofthefirstworldwar.org.

The best way to understand what this incredible resource is all about is to watch the short film above.

Lives of the First World War

Copyright IWM.

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