Family Tree magazine - index of 2018 articles

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Family Tree magazine article index 2018

Articles in the January 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Sources Historical records created by the Church of England Raymond, Stuart A
Religion Historical records created by the Church of England Raymond, Stuart A
Registers Historical records created by the Church of England Raymond, Stuart A
DNA How to deal with dilemmas when contacted by possible "cousins" Kennett, Debbie; Annal, David; Evans, Mary
Writing your history How to write your family memoir Barker, Bernard
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying a poll book and an electoral register  
Beginners on many subjects touching family history research Tovey, Helen
Scotland Marriage laws in Scotland Paton, Chris
Marriages Marriage laws in Scotland Paton, Chris
Laws and legislation Marriage laws in Scotland Paton, Chris
WW1 2 casualties of the First World War Paterson, Anne-Mary
Personal story 2 casualties of the First World War Paterson, Anne-Mary
Music A set of bagpipes from a WW1 piper Paterson, Anne-Mary
Genes The obesity genes Davies, Dr Nicola
India The Rare Book Society of India Goucher, Julie
Unusual websites The Rare Book Society of India Goucher, Julie
Societies The Rare Book Society of India Goucher, Julie
Personal story The Card family of London Terrington, June
London ancestors The Card family of London Terrington, June
Recipes for food and medecines Miss Webb's recipe collection Soares, Charlotte
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Societies Hertfordshire Family History Society Tunesi, John
History The Peterloo Massacre commemorated Wills, Simon
Interviews The Peterloo Massacre commemorated Wills, Simon

 

Articles in the February 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Family Tree Academy Studying quarter sessions records  
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Heirlooms How to protect them Bedford, Mike
Photos How to protect them Bedford, Mike
Research skills Ideas for solving "brick walls"... and find more Evans, Karen
Tracing living relatives How tracing descendants can benefit your family tree Davis, Donald W
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Scotland Guide to Scottish inheritance (part 1) Paton, Chris
Beginners Guide to Scottish inheritance (part 1) Paton, Chris
Unusual sources 20 sources used by top genealogists  
Electoral registers Could your ancestor vote ? (with a table to help you to reach the answer)  
Personal story The wrong way to research a family tree Fry, Pam (nee Boulton)
Food A history of chocolate Randall, Amanda
History A history of chocolate since 1657 Randall, Amanda
Women's life Celebrating women in family history Tovey, helen
Societies The Heraldry Society Tunesi, John
Interviews Know your place with the website www.kypwest.org.uk Wills, Simon
England (West of) Know your place with the website www.kypwest.org.uk Wills, Simon
Unusual websites Know your place with the website www.kypwest.org.uk Wills, Simon
Unusual websites Prefab museum UK Goucher, Julie


Articles in the March 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Creating a website Discover how to create a website for your own family history Carter, Paul
Organising events How to organise a Family History Day Gynes, David
History The Stuart family, their history (1603-1714) with a timeline Roberts, Steve
Ireland The best tools to start exploring the Irish side of a family history Tovey, Helen
Beginners The best tools to start exploring the Irish side of a family history Tovey, Helen
WW2 Create a "Dig for victory" garden Garner, Kath
Social history Create a "Dig for victory" garden Garner, Kath
Scotland Guide to Scottish inheritance (part 2) Paton, Chris
Beginners Guide to Scottish inheritance (part 2) Paton, Chris
Societies The Channel islands Family History Society Billot, Mary
Research skills Top tips for effective web searching Bellerby, Rachel
Websites Top tips for effective web searching Bellerby, Rachel
Photographs Finding clues in your family photo album Shrimpton, Jayne
WW1 Giving a voice to mothers of the Great War Wadsworth, Jacqueline
Women's life Giving a voice to mothers of the Great War Wadsworth, Jacqueline
Social history Giving a voice to mothers of the Great War Wadsworth, Jacqueline
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Unusual websites The Royal Bank of Scotland heritage Hub Goucher, Julie
Beginners Keeping a record of what you have searched Wills, Simon
Sources Keeping a record of what you have searched Wills, Simon
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying tithe records  

 

Articles in the April 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
WW2 International Bomber Command centre Archives Youngman, Angela
Military research International Bomber Command centre Archives Youngman, Angela
Family Tree Academy Studying records of death  
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Houses A history of houses in miniature Brown, Sadie
Websites The online british Newspaper Archive Gregson, Keith
France Researching french records in 7 steps Hayward, keith
Cemeteries and memorials Finding headstones and memorial plaques Wills, Simon
Websites Find that memorial Inscription Wills, Simon
Interviews Finding headstones and memorial plaques Wills, Simon
Military research Celebrating the centenary of the RAF Tovey, helen
Publishing What no one tells you about publishing your family history book Griffin, belinda
Beginners How to start doing your family history (with a relationship calculator Terrington, June
Relationship How to start doing your family history (with a relationship calculator Terrington, June
WW1 Researching a WW1 prisoner of war Russell, Judith
Military research Researching a WW1 prisoner of war Russell, Judith
Societies Doncaster and District Family History Society Valentine, Dave
Unusual websites The Oxford Archivists' Consortium Goucher, Julie
Personal story An ancestral trail spreading in England, Scotland and Wales George, Sally

 

Articles in the May 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Somerset Walk in the footseps of your ancestors Venner, David
Places Walk in the footseps of your ancestors Venner, David
Archives The main national archives and libraries in the UK and their websites Tovey, helen
Libraries The main national archives and libraries in the UK and their websites Tovey, helen
Personal story 3 questions my mother left unanswered Barker, Bernard
Clothing/Fashion The fashion from the 1880s to the 1890s Shrimpton, Jayne
Social history The towns created to house workers Randall, Amanda
Places The towns created to house workers Randall, Amanda
WW1 The German offensive of 1918 Gregson, Keith
History The German offensive of 1918 Gregson, Keith
Family Tree Academy Studying a school register  
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying parish registers  
Ireland Paupers from Ireland sent back home by removal orders Paton, Chris
Sources Removal orders Paton, Chris
WW1 A Great War memorials project Wills, Simon
Interviews A Great War memorials project Wills, Simon
Warwickshire A Great War memorials project Wills, Simon
Unusual websites About conscientious objectors Goucher, Julie
Military research About conscientious objectors Goucher, Julie
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Societies Bedfordshire Family History Society Sewell, Geoff and Woodridge, Mary
WW2 The Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) Leete, John
Military research The Albert Medal Gregson, Keith

 

Articles in the June 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Sources Tracking down lost family papers Heafford, Michael
Criminal ancestors A great-uncle's life of crime Chrisfield, Pat
Personal story A greeat-uncle's life of crime Chrisfield, Pat
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying records of the poor law  
Palaeography skills Improve your palaeography skills (1871 document)  
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Societies Wharfedale Family History group Miller, Steve
Cemeteries and memorials Researching burials and cemetery records Heritage, Celia
Death/burials Researching burials and cemetery records Heritage, Celia
Ireland Finding Irish church records Paton, Chris
Sources Finding Irish church records Paton, Chris
Societies A guide to 46 societies preserving the past on many different places and subjects Bellerby, Rachel
Maritime research Researching the life of a ship, the Coromandel Hirst, Suzanne
Travels Exploring British travel journals Amsel-Arieli, Melody
Journals and diaries Exploring British travel journals Amsel-Arieli, Melody
Unusual websites The National Army Museum website Goucher, Julie
Military research The National Army Museum website Goucher, Julie
Clothing/Fashion The fashion from the 1850s to the 1870s Shrimpton, Jayne
Websites Explore the War Memorials Register online Hook, Ian
Military research Explore the War Memorials Register online Hook, Ian
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Criminal ancestors A Scottish project to collate records of Fife convicts (1790-1880) Wills, Simon
Interviews A Scottish project to collate records of Fife convicts (1790-1880) Wills, Simon
Scotland A Scottish project to collate records of Fife convicts (1790-1880) Wills, Simon

 

Articles in the July 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying the 1939 Register  
Slavery Researching slave ancestors Joseph, jane
Personal story Researching slave ancestors Joseph, jane
Guyana Researching slave ancestors Joseph, jane
Social history Life expectancy and age at marriage Dutton, Dr Edward
Marriages Life expectancy and age at marriage Dutton, Dr Edward
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Women's lives Researching the lives of our female ancestors Paton, Chris
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, paul
Women's life Celebrating centuries of female history Bellerby, Rachel
Social history Celebrating centuries of female history Bellerby, Rachel
Clothing/Fashion The fashion : 1800-1840s Shrimpton, Jayne
Beginners How to get started Terrington, June
Unusual websites Relating to Queen Victoria and Florence Nightingale Goucher, Julie
Sources Queen Victoria's Journals Goucher, Julie
Sources Florence Nightingale's letters Goucher, Julie
Interviews The East End Woman's Museum Wills, Simon
Women's lives The East End Woman's Museum Wills, Simon
Societies The Sussex Family History Group Winchester, Roy
Famous people Emily Bronte's life and work Symes, Ruth A
Personal story How to track elusive maiden names of women in your family tree Soares, Charlotte
Research skills How to track elusive maiden names of women in your family tree Soares, Charlotte

 

Articles in the August 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Beginners Discover the history of heraldry Paton, Chris
Heraldry Discover the history of heraldry Paton, Chris
History The great influenza pandemic of 1918 Gregson, Keith
Health The great influenza pandemic of 1918 Gregson, Keith
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying the Valuation Office survey records  
Properties and places Studying the Valuation Office survey records  
Palaeography skills A letter dated 1826  
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Women's lives How to get away with murder (arguing marital coercition) Emm, Adèle
Criminals How to get away with murder (arguing marital coercition) Emm, Adèle
Laws and legislation How to get away with murder (arguing marital coercition) Emm, Adèle
Work and occupations 10 questions to ask yourself to learn more about our ancestors' work Tovey, Helen
Social history 10 questions to ask yourself to learn more about our ancestors' work Tovey, Helen
Websites Evidentree to contact people seraching the same places and the same surnames Barrell, Helen
Societies Norfolk Family History Society Morgan, Roger
Occupations Exploring your ancestors' occupation with company records Cockburn, Paul F
Sources Exploring your ancestors' occupation with company records Cockburn, Paul F
Employment Exploring your ancestors' occupation with company records Cockburn, Paul F
Old words Resources to help you understand old words you do not know Wills, Simon
Personal story In search of a Dad, with the help of DNA Bedwell, Julie
DNA In search of a Dad, with the help of DNA Bedwell, Julie
Websites 20 years of Free UK Genealogy Tovey, Helen
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
History The political massacre of "Peterloo" (1819) Maguire, Ruth
Personal story The political massacre of "Peterloo" (1819) Maguire, Ruth
Unusual websites About the Chapel of St george in Windsor Goucher, Julie

 

Articles in the September 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Workhouses Essential records to research poor relief Blanchard, Gill
Social history Essential records to research poor relief Blanchard, Gill
Sources Essential records to research poor relief Blanchard, Gill
Home decorating Making a "Home Sweet Home" Shrimpton, Jayne
Sources Discover court records Paton, Chris
Beginners Discover court records Paton, Chris
Justice system Discover court records Paton, Chris
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying Tax documents  
Tax records Studying Tax documents  
Death/burials Studying Death Duty registers  
Palaeography skills Old Bailey session of March 1850  
Societies North West Kent Family History Society Weeks, Michael
DNA Interpreting ethnicity Wicks, Geoff
Personal story Interpreting ethnicity Wicks, Geoff
Websites Tips and tricks to search the web Jolly, Emma
Online research Tips and tricks to search the web Jolly, Emma
Personal story The secret life of the Home guard Intelligence unit Emm, Adèle
WW2 The secret life of the Home guard Intelligence unit Emm, Adèle
Unusual websites One Place Study Directory Goucher, Julie
Netherlands Looking for Dutch ancestors Boeren, John
Censuses Why your ancestor is not in the census Wills, Simon
Missing people Why your ancestor is not in the census Wills, Simon
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, paul
Photographs How to restore your old photos digitally Bedford, Mike
Newspapers The online British Newspaper Archive Bellerby, Rachel
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen

 

Articles in the October 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Sensitive family issues To tell or not to tell ? Cook, Kim
Women's lives Two centuries of female ancestry: 8 generations Barker, Bernard
Occupations The working life of tailor ancestors Amsel-Arieli, Melody
Clothing/Fashion The working life of tailor ancestors Amsel-Arieli, Melody
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying manorial documents  
Palaeography skills Admissions and Discharges Book from a workhouse, 1867  
Research skills Dig deeper online ! Paton, Chris
Websites Dig deeper online ! Paton, Chris
Environment The changing shape of britain Shepheard, Wayne
Places Lost communities Shepheard, Wayne
Societies Hillingdon Family History Society Symons, John
Creating a website Detailed advice on how to create a better website Carter, Paul
Personal story Investigating a murder O'Sullivan, Patricia
Health Your ancestors and the Black Death Wills, Simon
Social history Your ancestors and the Black Death Wills, Simon
Interviews Your ancestors and the Black Death Wills, Simon
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Ethnicity Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, Paul
Unusual websites Remembering Arctic Convoy veterans Goucher, Julie

 

Articles in the November 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
History Life after Armistice Day, 11 November 1918 Gregson, Keith
WW1 The Nation remembers Lees, Diane
Interviews The Nation remembers Lees, Diane
Heirlooms Decoding a death penny Oseman, Keith
WW1 Decoding a death penny Oseman, Keith
Beginners How to begin tracing your ancestors' war years Tovey, Helen
Sources How to begin tracing your ancestors' war years Tovey, Helen
WW1 How to begin tracing your ancestors' war years Tovey, Helen
WW1 Commemorating the Great War Paton, Chris
Projects Commemorating the Great War Paton, Chris
WW1 Maritime deaths in WW1 Wills, Simon
Maritime research Maritime deaths in WW1 Wills, Simon
Societies Suffolk Family History Society Horton, Joan
Social history Charity fundraising at the Home Front Randall, Amanda
WW1 Charity fundraising at the Home Front Randall, Amanda
Clothing/Fashion Fashion during the First Wolrd War Shrimpton, Jayne
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying Army service records  
Palaeography skills A medical history sheet  
Maritime research The importance of the Roayl navy during WW1 Wills, Simon
Interviews The importance of the Roayl navy during WW1 Wills, Simon
WW1 The importance of the Roayl navy during WW1 Wills, Simon
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Technical help Techy tips for family historians (get more from Google) Carter, paul
Italy The Golden Books 1915-1918 Goucher, Julie
Unusual websites The Golden Books 1915-1918 Goucher, Julie

 

Articles in the December 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Personal story A history of children care McBride, Bernadette
Normans Did your ancestor come over with the Conqueror ? Roberts, Steve
History Did your ancestor come over with the Conqueror ? Roberts, Steve
Beginners 10 key points when researching your family history Jenns, Katherine
Generalities A sense of belonging: what is at the core of your identity Soares, Charlotte
Websites The marriage locator Goucher, Julie
Marriages The marriage locator Goucher, Julie
Research skills Some ideas to broaden your searches Paton, Chris
Criminal lives An ancestor transported to Australia Watkins, Julie
Personal story An ancestor transported to Australia Watkins, Julie
Projects A refreshing boost to your family history Tovey, Helen
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
Family Tree Academy Studying a Royal naval service record  
Palaeography skills A will dated 1857  
Technical help Techy tips for family historians (buying a new computer) Carter, Paul
Archives The Mills Archive in Reading Wills, Simon
Interviews The Mills Archive in Reading Wills, Simon
Societies Genealogical Society of Ireland Conlon, Tom
Ireland Genealogical Society of Ireland Conlon, Tom
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Ethnicity Why has my ethnicity estimate changed ? Evans, Karen
WW1 Ten rules that controlled everyday life on the Home front Symes, Ruth A
Social history Ten rules that controlled everyday life on the Home front Symes, Ruth A
Letters A letter from the Front, 1915 Pook, Bev

 


Articles in the Xmas 2018 issue of Family Tree magazine…

Subject Article Author
Births Where to find different types of indexes of registers held by the GRO (24 in all) Wibberley, Christine
Marriages Where to find different types of indexes of registers held by the GRO (24 in all) Wibberley, Christine
Death/burials Where to find different types of indexes of registers held by the GRO (24 in all) Wibberley, Christine
Indexes Where to find different types of indexes of registers held by the GRO (24 in all) Wibberley, Christine
Personal story Whatever happened to aunt Dorothy ? Green, Theresa
Photographs What type of images of an ancestor can you find in Archives Brook, Diane
Gifts Gift ideas for Christmas Clare, Karen
Criminal records Central Criminal Court records Bellerby, Rachel
One-name studies Undertaking a one-name study Goucher, Julie
Surnames What surnames tell about your family history Goucher, Julie
Generalities What happened in the ancestral world in 2018 Paton, Chris
Research skills Ideas for 12 days of a family history Christmas Clare, Karen
Family Tree Academy Challenges with different documents  
Research skills Family Tree Academy  
South Africa Some resources available for South Africa research Wills, Simon + Warr, Sharon
Interviews Some resources available for South Africa research Wills, Simon + Warr, Sharon
Websites South Africa genealogy Wills, Simon + Warr, Sharon
Societies Cornwall Family History Society Smith, lawrence
DNA Practical advice to help you make sense of your DNA test results Evans, Karen
Technical help Techy tips for family historians Carter, paul
History Life and work at Station X, Bletchley Park Tovey, Helen + Byrne, Jonathan
WW2 Life and work at Station X, Bletchley Park Tovey, Helen + Byrne, Jonathan

 

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