What have fellow family history fans missed from their research during the long months of Covid? What will it be like going back to an archive? What do you need to know and remember to plan a great day out back to your ancestor’s village? Find the answers to these questions and others in the September issue of Family Tree. As the recent Covid restrictions lift and the summer days are still with us, we look at enjoyable ways to get out and about with your family history visiting archives at more.
On Sale: 13/08/2021
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Making the most of your research & days out
Discover tips and advice for taking our research into the real world of archives, graveyards and the places of our ancestors once more. A collaborative piece by Helen Tovey, Rachel Bellerby, Family Tree readers & Twitter followers
The Society of Genealogists closes the door on its Clerkenwell premises and shares news of the next steps in its 110 year history. No, the new premise is not revealed, but there are plenty of exciting developments to hear about
Who decides who is embarrassing & why?
Slave owners, witch hunters & more. Dr Janet Few reflects on the values and behaviour of our ancestors, discussing what they found unacceptable and inviting us to compare with our views today
5 Easy Steps: Take your DNA Discoveries further with Ancestry
Explore the unique range of tools on the website to help you make the most of your Ancestry DNA test results
Work, Life & Family in the Industrious Revolution
Socio-economic insights on our ancestors’ lives in the era before the Industrial Revolution. Wayne Shepheard looks working from home in the 1660 & 1700s
Prisoners of the Great War
Simon Wills explore the records to help your research into PoWs
Consider the bigger picture
Family Tree Academy tutor David Annal urges us to research the wider branches of our family trees and demonstrates the valuable clues this approach can result in
DNA Advisor Karen Evans helps a reader struggling to make sense of a ThruLines challenge
How to find your missing family in India
William Barber Taylor presents a useful round-up of online sources to help step up your search
Weston-super-Mare & District Family History Society with Peter de Dulin
Plus your regular favourites:
Diane Lindsay, Twiglets, Your Questions, Letters & more…