Family Tree March 2014 is on sale now! This issue we join the war effort and reveal the ways you can too, with Great War projects that will transform your WWI research. Also inside this issue… forgotten victims of the Sheffield Flood; understand gallantry awards; family history time travel; using inventories; make sense of surnames; techy tips – get more from your tablet; criminal ancestors; migrants in Britain; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!
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Discover Operation War Diary First World War unit war diaries are being digitised and put online; find out more about this innovative project, and how you can get involved.
WWI centenary for family historians Discover the many projects and events planned and underway, and discover how you can join in, to help commemorate the First World War centenary.
The Sheffield Flood We shed light on a largely forgotten disaster from 1864, and reveal at least 60 more victims than officially recorded.
Understanding gallantry awards How best to research First World War gallantry awards for private soldiers, non-commissioned officers and junior officers.
Time-travel through your family history Target your research in time and take greater strides in your family history.
How to use inventories We explain how much probate inventories can add to your research.
Free digital data Get access to free records via our exclusive family tree search site.
Making sense of surnames – in the first of a new series about family names, we untangle some surname mysteries.
Black sheep of the family – we reveal the many resources available for tracing ancestors who fell foul of the law.
Keep taking the tablets – 10 ways to use a tablet computer for your family history research.
In Britain briefly – follow in the footsteps of migrants passing through Britain in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Great War on screen – a look at film on both sides of the conflict…
Twiglets – catch up with the latest adventures of our tree-tracing diarist Gill Shaw.
Thoughts on… Diane Lindsay asks if family history should be all about facts.
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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