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.

FT May 2015

Family Tree magazine May 2015

Family Tree May 2015 is on sale now, bursting with an extravagant mix of helpful articles and research stories. We reflect on the sinking of the Lusitania, an event that had a deep impact on families far beyond those directly connected to the tragedy, plus we remember 70 years since VE day. Also inside this issue… electoral records; heraldry; Birmingham research; post-1837 marriage records; post-feudal ‘gang’ wars; American pioneers; spiritualism between the wars; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! The final voyage of

Building Family Tree stand

Family Tree is at Who Do You Think You Are? Live

As I write this the Family Tree stand is being constructed at the NEC, Birmingham for Who Do You Think You Are? Live. The show opens its doors tomorrow for three full days of genealogy madness! We always enjoy the show and the opportunity to see many of our fabulous readers. We’re looking forward to seeing lots of you again this year and hope there will be some new faces, with those of you who have been unable to make it to the previous shows in London able to experience it for the first time. There will be much to

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?

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.

PLUS
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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