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Family Tree magazine November 2015

Family Tree November 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re smashing brickwalls and tracing lost ancestors with our expert genealogy problem-solving guide! Also inside this issue… FamilySearch; The Gazette; Deceased Online; old handwriting; slavery; Catholic ancestors; FFHS; textile workers; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Brickwalls & lost ancestors We kick off a fantastic new six-part series on problem-solving for family historians. Get to grips with FamilySearch How to get the best out of this pioneer website. 350 years of history

Family Tree October

Family Tree magazine October 2015

Family Tree October 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’ll show you how to fast-track your family history and benefit from skills, strategies and genealogy expertise gained over many years! Also inside this issue… Quarter Sessions; Agincourt; Gay relatives; family photos; saving oral history; Cornwall’s Jews; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Pick up expert tips! Fast-track your family history research by avoiding the common pitfalls, as genealogist Chris Paton shares his hard-won tips, skills and strategies. Finding your ancestors in the

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Family Tree magazine September 2015

Family Tree September 2015 is on sale now! This issue we’re encouraging you to take those first steps with your family history, or if you’re a little further along in your journey, ways in which you can keep going! Also inside this issue… online trees; 1915 crew lists; copyright law; digitising family photos; archive film; childhood and birth order; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Get started, keep going! Follow in Chris Paton’s expert footsteps and start your genealogy journey today. What

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

Family Tree magazine July 2013

Family Tree July 2013Family Tree July 2013 is on sale now, brimming with 40 unmissable sources to turn to again and again. Also inside this issue… using parish registers; marriage myths exposed; casualty records; archives in the digital age; writing your family history; feminism; ancestors on holiday; sewing for work and pleasure; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!

You can download the digital edition right now – click here!

40 unmissable sources Are you missing a gem of a resource that could open doors to your family history? This checklist is sure to help you find your ancestors.
What do we want from our archives? We review the role of our humble archives in the digital age.
Debunking the marriage myths Understand whether, where and when your ancestors married.
Casualty records Was your soldier ancestor among the fallen?
The money trail Discover how a simple will transformed one family historian’s research.
Bring your ancestors alive on the page Continuing our guide to writing up your family history, we reveal how to find compelling characters within your research.
Defiant behind bars Find out how a team of academics cracked a WWII British prisoner of war code.
Using parish registers We continue our starting out in family history series.
Free digital data Get access to free records via our exclusive family tree search site.

The seaside entertainer – discover the story of those who trod the boards in seaside theatres.
History alive! – Living history is an act of remembrance.
The Victorian spinster & the rise of feminism – how our unmarried women ancestors drove the feminist movement.
Genealogical politics – the achievements of the Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations.
I do like to be beside the sea – archive footage of Edwardian ancestors on holiday.
Our ancestors’ threads – did your ancestors sew for pleasure, for necessity or for work?
Working on water – we seek out river workers.
Reader story – The puzzle of genealogy.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay mulls the complexities of family relationships.

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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