Family Tree magazine December 2011


04 November 2011
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Family Tree December 2011 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue…

Family Tree December 2011Family Tree December 2011 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Find BMDs free & online; Discover your WWII Far East PoW; Trace your Irish ancestor's parish; Women at war; Websites for Mid & West Scotland; Visit TNA; Cartomania; First name fashions; Australian immigrants & more...

FREE covermount CD includes: Lincoln ancestors in the 1871 Census, Kelly’s Directory of Lincoln for 1885, marriage records for East and West Allington and Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire, 1559-1812, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.

How to use BMD records online for free! Top advice for finding and using BMD records online – without paying a penny!

Trace WWII Far East PoWs Discover useful sources for tracing Allied prisoners of the Japanese forces in WWII

Touching the past Plan your trip to The National Archives with our essential tips

Into the unknown Set your sights on ancestors who emigrated to Australia

Ireland: going into detail How to pinpoint your ancestor and the parish they came from in Ireland

Key websites for Mid & West Scotland We continue our online genealogical tour of Scotland


First name fashions – we look at the history behind our ancestors' forenames

Cartomania – celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Victorian obsession with carte de visite photos & date those in your own family album

The silent St Leger – the story of a special Victorian institute for deaf children

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Lost souls – tour the vaults of Highgate Cemetery and discover the lost Dissenter catacombs

The Dunedin effect – a tragic tale of the sinking of HMS Dunedin 70 years ago

Women at war – we commemorate the work of women in WWII

Show time! – buy your discounted tickets and find out what's on at Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2012

Create a website – the final part in our series about building your own family history website

Made in the UK – discover the Science Museum collections that may hold the fruits of your ancestors' labours

Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer

Thoughts on... ancestors are stirring... and there are surprises in store

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


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