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Family Tree magazine February 2012

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Family Tree February 2012 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Trace your RAF heroes; Remember the Fall of Singapore 70 years ago; explore free online maps to help your research; Learn the value of your ancestors' money; Charles Dickens' bicentenary; & more…

FREE covermount CD includes: Ashby-de-la-Zouch district, Leicestershire ancestors in the 1871 Census, Pigot’s Directory of Leicestershire for 1835 (extract), marriage records for Barkston 1574-1837; Plungar 1695- 1837; Knipton 1562-1837; and Croxton Kerrial 1558-1837, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.

Trace your RAF ancestors We reveal how you can trace air force relatives

Fall of Singapore The story of the noble British Division that defended Singapore 70 years ago

Maps & gazetteers online free Build up a better picture of where your ancestors lived

Farthings, groats & guineas We ask a timely question, 'what was your ancestors' money worth?'

Writing about Dickens The famous writer's 3x great-grandaughter considers the implications of writing about family

Howes that? We peek behind the scenes of a one-name study

Key websites for the Highlands & islands Join us for the final leg of our online genealogical tour of Scotland

PLUS

Inside story: Austere times – we consider the role of WDYTYA? Live in the current economic climate

Reader story – Did your ancestor die in an epidemic?

Reader story – Sid's story: The evacuation of Singapore

Skills for life – tracking down charity schoolchildren

The redoubtable Miss Rosie Newman – colour films from WWII let us view our ancestors' world with new eyes

Head & shoulders above the rest – weighing up the size of our ancestors

Discovering documents – we lift the lid on sacrament certificates

Delights & terrors – a young nurse's work in war-torn Britain

Who do you think you are? Live 2012 – find out what’s happening at the world’s biggest family history show - last chance to buy two tickets for £25, visit www2.seetickets.com/whodoyouthinkyouare and enter code FTM2425.

Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer

Thoughts on… family history howlers happen to the best of us...

Regulars: Genealogy News; Genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A & photo-dating, including military; Reviews of the latest books & CDs; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates

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*Special introductory rate to new UK subscribers. For details see page 54-55 of the February issue.

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