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

FT July

Family Tree magazine July 2015

Family Tree July 2015 is on sale now! Discover how to tell your ancestors’ stories with our essential guide to writing your family history – it’s easier than you think! Also inside this issue… 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain; genealogy & identity; sailors’ wills; ‘women’s issues’; the Hanseatic League; Lord Lyon King of Arms; the great British seaside; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! Glimpses of the past Begin writing your family history by following these four easy steps. Identifying

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.

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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