19 April 2013
Family Tree May 2013 is on sale now, bursting with time-saving tips to help you make the most of your precious family history tim
Family Tree May 2013 is on sale now, bursting with time-saving tips to help you make the most of your precious family history time! Also inside this issue… how to search the census; Irish religious records explained; British Army records; capturing memories; sharing your discoveries; FFHS web award winners; your stories; & more… Plus, free digital data for every reader!
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25 tips to save you time Not enough hours in the day to immerse yourself in family history? Don’t miss editor Helen Tovey’s time-saving tips to get the best genealogy results quickly.
How to search the census Census basics explained in part two of our series for beginners
How Irish religious records came about Find your Irish roots with this records guide.
Inside story: Talking heads The way we can access family history lectures is changing.
Operational records Get kitted out for military research with our new series on British Army records.
Capturing the memories Discover how to record the stories and recollections of your older relatives.
Preserving the past, looking to the future How to share the fruits of your genealogical labours with a wider audience.
And the winner is... Find out which family history society website was winner of this year’s Geoff Riggs Award.
Free digital data Get access to free records via our exclusive family tree search site.
Punishment, or promise of a better life? – Why would your ancestor undertake a three or four-month voyage to Australia?
On the face of it – We examine some of our ancestors’ distinguishing features.
Reader story – Seeing the light.
Candle in the war – A wartime tale from a letter sent by a schoolgirl as Paris fell to the Nazis is unravelled.
Ancestral adventures – A genealogy trip to Cork turns into a family history journey never to be forgotten.
Discovering Documents: Fines & fees – We examine documents generated by misdemeanors.
The country house cook – A day in the life of a cook.
War in the kitchen – A taste of food on the Home Front as we explore films for family historians.
Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer.
Thoughts on... Diane Lindsay gets hot under the collar about ancestor ‘theft’.
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.
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