Family Tree Christmas 2013 is on sale now! Cosy up with our best family history tips of all time and delve into festive seasons past with this special Christmas issue. Also inside… a look back at 2013 from a genealogist’s perspective; Christmas gift ideas; behind the scenes of ‘Heir Hunters’; online research with a birth certificate; emigrants to New Zealand; get back to the 1400s; what’s in store at WDYTYA? Live 2014; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!
There’s also a great gift included with the print edition of the Christmas issue – a free 2014 wall planner to help you keep track of all those family history events and archive visits. Enjoy!
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What the experts say… Transform your family history research with our unbeatable selection of tips from the professionals.
That was the year that was A look back at a busy year in the world of genealogy.
On the road with the heir hunters Discover how probate genealogists track down heirs to missing fortunes as we go behind the scenes of TV show ‘Heir Hunters’.
Burrowing into birth certificate data 10 great ways to research your ancestors online once you have their birth certificates.
How to get back to the 1400s Find out how you could trace your tree back to the 1400s in part 2 of our research guide.
The land of the long white cloud Why your forebears may have emigrated from Britain to New Zealand.
Three-day genealogy bonanza Stay up to date with what’s in store at Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014 and buy your reduced-price tickets.
Free digital data Get access to free records via our exclusive family tree search site, click here.
Give the gift of family history – stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Let us inspire you.
Christmas shopping in the county towns – a nostalgic look at the festive shopping habits of our ancestors in the early 20th century.
Gloves: a traditional accessory – gloves had many uses in the past, as we explain.
Festive films – get into the Christmas spirit with this choice of films from the archives.
Sending your story out into the world – how to publish and share your family history story.
Everyday heroes – find out about a new mobile app exploring the lives of ordinary people commemorated in Postman’s Park.
Downsizing! – discover what historic dolls’ houses can tell us about life in the past.
Anglican ordination documents – John Titford examines the private and professional documents of a deacon before he was ordained.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay decides Christmas and memories go together like piccalilli and cheese…
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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