September 2023

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Dive in to the unofficial guide to & more! The latest issue of Family Tree is out now - and it’s packed with advice to help you become a super family history sleuth and discover more about your ancestors’ stories. Dive into our unofficial guide to genealogy giant website Ancestry. Plus learn how to weigh up whether the clues you’ve uncovered are accurate. Learn about the all-important things you need to do if you’re thinking about taking a DNA test. And discover that it’s not all about speed. Doing your family history slowly gives time for you to do it better, even better! Enjoy!

On Sale: 11/08/2023

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Getting the best from Ancestry: user tips
Chris Paton shares his useful hacks & hints for using Ancestry


Understanding genealogical sources & why it matters
Phil Isherwood has a useful approach to help you analyse how credible the clues that you come across are


DNA Workshop: How to prepare for your DNA test results
DNA advisor Karen Evans is here to help you get ready for your results

Slow down & plan your research
Fiona Brooker is here to invite you to slow down and establish some great research practices that will stand you in good stead


Gill Shaw’s hopes are raised... then dashed, this month

How family history can provide children with life skills & resilience
Emma Jolly investigates, in part 2 of her family history & well-being series

Peggy’s war: Women’s land army
Wayne Shepheard tells one Land Girl’s story, reflecting on the military connections of her wider family, and shares resources to help you search

Your stories with Storied
Katharine McKinnon reminds us of the importance of building trees out wide


Genealogy gadgets
Discover a meteorological history project and the new Reimagine tools & membership from MyHeritage


Academy: Case Study
Family Tree Academy tutor David Annal looks at a life less ordinary

Spotlight on...
Philippa Jarvis tells us about Ryedale Family History Group

Books & co
Helen Tovey & Rachel Bellerby share views on a selection of recent family history reads and the Pharos Tutors' new-look website

Photo corner
Jayne Shrimpton analyses a selection of pictures from the past

Diary Dates
Events to look forward to in September


Thoughts on...
Diane Lindsay celebrates upgrading her family history software at long last... and an 'unmentionable birthday'!

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