Family Tree November 2014 is on sale now and… IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY! We’re celebrating 30 years of being at the heart of family history – keeping you up-to-date and entertained in equal measure as you trace your tree. To honour the occasion we have giveaways galore and we reminisce the past 30 years of supporting family historians with their (and our!) much-loved genealogy pursuits. Also this issue… bite-sized genealogy ideas; software comparison; records at TNA; Home Front timeline; tithe maps; & much more… Plus, free access to selected records at TheGenealogist!
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30 years at the heart of family history We look back at 30 years of Family Tree, the magazine that brought family history to the masses.
30th birthday giveaway Join in our anniversary celebrations – and see what you might win!
7 genealogy snacks… in 30 minutes Seven genealogy-themed ways to spend 30 minutes a day!
Which software? Get the low-down on the most popular genealogy programs on the market.
Enrich your research with ‘real’ records Discover the world-class collections at Kew.
The Great War at home View your WW1 relatives’ lives in context with our useful Home Front timeline.
A sense of place How tithe maps and apportionments can reveal where your ancestors came from.
18th century tradesmen & tradeswomen Found trader ancestors in your tree? These sources will help you uncover their working lives.
Linking the branches of your family tree –how best to share your research with distant relatives.
Local heroes – find out how to apply for Heritage Lottery Funding for your family history project in ‘Research Zone’.
Taking up a genealogical gauntlet – discover what happened when a researcher took on a stranger’s genealogical challenge.
Truly French? – surnames with an apparently French flavour.
Labelled a lunatic – explore records of asylum patients of the past, and the reasons why some of our ancestors were locked away.
From W to Z – the final instalment of our special WW1 film series.
Buried in Israel – explore war cemeteries in the Middle East.
Search 1.3m WW1 casualties – TheGenealogist’s new collection of records.
Twiglets – catch up with the latest adventures of our tree-tracing diarist Gill Shaw.
Thoughts on… Scottish ties with Diane Lindsay.
Free records to search! Family Tree readers can view selected records free of charge directly from TheGenealogist.co.uk.
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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