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!

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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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