Family Tree Academy

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Join the Family Tree Academy and become a skilled family historian!

Do you love family history? And enjoy learning about the records and search skills you need to trace your ancestors’ stories?
The Family Tree Academy online courses and guides can help you do just that.

We know how important it is to learn about the essential records. We also understand how frustrating it is to have family history brick walls you wish you could smash through. And we definitely get just how exciting it is to learn new things about your roots!

Packed with written advice, quizzes and videos, the Family Tree Academy growing collection of online courses and guides is perfect for learning at your own pace, in your own home. Dip in a learn when you have time, and watch your family history know-how grow. 

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Plus, your monthly genealogy challenges...

Family Tree Academy

With every issue of Family Tree, we will be setting you genealogy challenges to help you improve your research skills and make your family history investigations more rewarding.

With a professional researcher as your tutor in Family Tree, you will get the chance to:

1. Tackle research case studies

2. Learn about a broad range of records

3. Take your research to the next level

What will you study?

These are some of the great topics we have in store:

wills, electoral registers and poll books, quarter sessions records, the hearth taxes, tithe records, protestation returns and oaths of allegiance, parish registers, militia lists, manorial court records, valuation office survey field books and maps, the 1939 Register, Armed forces records, and gravestones and memorials

Who can join?

The Family Tree Academy is available FREE to all readers of Family Tree.

Part 1: Christmas 2017 || Part 2: January 2018 || Part 3: February 2018  || Part 4: March 2018 || Part 5: April 2018 || Part 6: May 2018 || Part 7: June 2018 || Part 8: July 2018 || Part 9: August 2018

  • The Family Tree Academy is your opportunity to really hone your family history research skills.
  • We know how frustrating it is to have brickwalls, and we want to help you solve them.
  • We also know how much fun it is to discover new records to explore and we really hope you’ll find your studies with the Family Tree Academy extremely rewarding.

Here’s to becoming the best genealogist that you possibly can be! Happy learning.

Printable Worksheets

Download the worksheets below and use them to fill in your answers to Family Tree Academy work set in your magazine

Genealogical glossary A to Z sheets

Part 13, December 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge Sheet

Part 12, November 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge Sheet

Part 11, October 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge Sheet

Part 10, September 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge Sheet

Part 9, August 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 8, July 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 7, June 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 6, May 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 5, April 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 4, March 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 3, February 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge

Part 2, January 2018 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge Sheet

Part 1, Christmas 2017 issue

Case Study Challenge Sheet

Document Challenge Sheet

Transcript and Brain Challenge Sheet

 

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The Family Tree Academy is brought to you by Family Tree, the UK’s longest-running family history magazine, helping family historians of all levels of experience since 1984

 

"Congratulations on your new project The Family Tree Academy, I am sure it will prove to be successful.

It is content such as this that makes me still eagerly await the next issue of Family Tree Magazine, as I have done since reading issue over three decades ago.
Keep up the good work."

-Guy Etchells