Family Tree August 2014 is on sale now! From the last days of summer 1914, through final family photos, medals and memorials – learn more about your ancestors’ long years of war in our WW1 special issue. Also inside this issue… get out & about to discover ‘real world’ family history; laws that changed lives; saving family photos; famous forebears; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!
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The benefits of getting out & about Get out from behind the computer and discover ‘real world’ records.
Telling our stories… Find out what’s in store when IWM London reopens its doors following the completion of its new First World War Galleries.
Finding the fallen Learn how to locate the monuments, graves, cemeteries and rolls of honour for those who gave their lives in the First World War.
Laws that changed lives We look at Acts of Parliament that affected our ancestors’ lives and made family history research possible.
Understanding medal index cards Get to grips with these useful wartime records in this Document Workshop.
Picturing families at war, 1914-1918 What can family photographs taken between 1914 and 1918 reveal about our ancestors’ experiences of WW1?
Hospital studies Research Zone this issue shines a light on a project to put hospital records online.
Free digital data Get access to free records via our exclusive family tree search site.
Saving our family photos – will family photographs survive the digital age?
Reader story – ‘A true British soldier’.
The last days of peace – we look back at the last glorious days of summer before the outbreak of the First World War.
Putting the record straight – a conundrum in the census records leads to a few surprises.
How ‘famous’ were your forebears? – Did your ancestor have the X-Factor? Find out what it took to be a ‘celebrity’ in days gone by.
Rehab & rolls of honour – more about the cinema industry’s role in WW1.
Twiglets – catch up with the latest adventures of our tree-tracing diarist Gill Shaw.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay ponders pioneer ancestors.
Regulars: Genealogy news; Dear Tom – genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A, including photo-dating & military advice; Reviews of the latest books, CDs & apps; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates.
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