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?

FT March 2015

Family Tree magazine March 2015

Family Tree March 2015 is on sale now, revealing the riches of the parish chest! Parish records can offer clues to help us grow our tree right back to the 16th century and hold the stories of our ancestors’ wider lives – and they’re ready for researching! Also inside this issue… Genealogical indexes; Navy service records; emigrants & immigrants; WI centenary; surname origins; family history apps; mourning dress; your stories; & much, much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist! You can download the digital edition right now – click here! The parish chest: a review of its contents

Family Tree magazine August 2013

Family Tree August 2013Family 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!

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

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.

PLUS
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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