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Family Tree magazine February 2012


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


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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