Family Tree magazine November 2011


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

Family Tree November 2011 is on sale now, packed with expert tips to help you get the most from your research. Inside this issue… Use the census free online; Discover your WWI hero; Find family in India; Irish research; Websites for Scotland; Seafarers; The Royal British Legion; Oxford Dictionary of National Biography; Agricultural ancestors & more...

FREE covermount CD includes: Plymouth, Devon ancestors in the 1851 Census, Pigot’s Directory of Devon for 1844, parish records for St Andrew’s, Plymouth parish church marriages, 1581-1654, plus software, charts, back issues & how-to guide.

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

Finding your WWI heroes A step-by-step guide to the military records on

Jewel in the crown Discover the resources of the Families in British India Society (FIBIS)

Seeking seafarers Explore the treasure trove that is the Canadian Maritime History Archive website, essential for tracing British seafarers

Ireland: the bigger picture We dispel well-held myths about Irish research & point you in the direction of key websites

Key websites for south west Scotland Join us for the first part of our online genealogical tour of Scotland


Mother tongues – if you think your ancestors always spoke English, think again...

The Royal British Legion – a look at the history of the RBL as it celebrates 90 years of remembrance & campaigning for war veterans

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Postcards from Prussia – a guide to tracing your roots in former Prussia

In my father’s footsteps – one man’s remarkable WWII experiences unearthed on a trip to Normandy

Life on the land – explore the lives of your agricultural forebears, from labourers to landowners

The pity of war – a look at the long term social consequences of WWI

Life stories – what’s new in the latest edition of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Create a website – part 2 of our series about building your own family history website

Cold case – what happened when a family historian turned detective to unmask her ancestor’s murderer...

Twiglets – diary of a family tree first-timer

Thoughts on... crows among canaries in family trees

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


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