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Family Tree magazine June 2012


Family Tree June 2012Family Tree June 2012 is on sale now, bringing you the best of British genealogy. Inside this issue… Our diamond guide – 60 unbeatable sources and sites for family history; free online resources for wills & probate; essential websites for Ulster; great reasons to join a family history society; the Internet Archive; your stories; & more…

60 right royal family history sources Use our 60 key sources to build a family tree fit for a queen

Archive.org: a digital treasure trove Introducing the Internet Archive, a surprisingly useful web resource for family historians

Wills & probate records online – for free! Find free online resources for researching your ancestors’ wills and probate records

Helping hands We share the benefits of joining a family history society

Inside story: Ireland’s genealogical journey Charting the changes in Ireland’s family history resources

Ulster folk Track down your ancestors in Ireland with our 125 essential websites for Ulster

FREE covermount CD includes: Falmouth area, Cornwall ancestors in the 1871 Census, Samuel Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary of Ireland for 1839 (extract), burial registers for Falmouth, Cornwall 1664-1714, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.


God save the Queen! – how our ancestors celebrated Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897

Flint knappers – discover the ancient skilled trade of flint knapping

Game, set, match – as Wimbledon beckons, we look at the evolution of tennis clothing

The dawn of a new age – how the Queen’s coronation in 1953 revolutionised broadcasting

Reader story – Hot-blooded ancestors: home grown rebellion is nothing new

Vagrants & vagabonds – evidence of harsh punishments in the 18th century

Long-forgotten archives – what The National Archives’ newly-released colonial files hold in store for family historians

Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer

Thoughts on… a night of fish, chips and family history beckons

Regulars: Genealogy news; Dear Tom – genealogical miscellany; Your Q&A, plus photo-dating & military advice; Reviews of the latest books, CDs & apps; Mailbox – your letters; Diary dates


Never miss an issue of Family Tree, subscribe today! Save up to 33% on the shop price, PLUS get a free copy of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors 4th Edition* – and get every issue delivered free to your door! Try it today, quote code FTJUNE12OFFER.

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