Family Tree August 2013 is on sale now, packed with tips and tricks that bring eternal hope in the search for your forebears. Also inside this issue… common census questions answered; trace your medical family tree; protecting your research; what military medals reveal; using wills & probate inventories; baby wear fashions; Jewish ancestors; pilots; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!
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Brickwalls & eternal hope Don’t let a brickwall put you off your research.
Solutions to census pitfalls Can’t find an ancestor in the census? We explore answers to commonly asked census questions.
What ailed your ancestors? Trace your family health history and identify potential health risks.
Keep your genealogy research safe How to future-proof your family history research.
Medal records Find out more about your soldier ancestor’s medals to connect with their military service.
Wills In the penultimate instalment of our beginners’ series, we show how wills can help you grow your family tree.
Free digital data Get access to free records via our exclusive family tree search site.
Those Magnificent Men – we take a look at early aviators and mark the 100th anniversary of the death of pioneer pilot Samuel Franklin Cody.
Picturing baby – Jayne Shrimpton tells the story of a century of baby wear and family photographs.
A sense of place – continuing our practical guide to writing your family history, we offer tips to capture the atmosphere of the past.
A royal wedding – we uncover a newsreel report of a royal wedding between the wars.
Researching Jewish ancestors – discover the traditions and restrictions that shaped the lives
of your Jewish ancestors.
Inspecting inventories – probate inventories provide a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors who lived and died in England and Wales.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay enjoys hours of innocent mirth with artisan ancestors…
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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