Friday, 9 November 2018

Family Tree Magazine: December 2018

Here are some of the articles featured

GENERATIONS OF CHILDREN IN CARE Find out how Bernadette McBride put the past to rest after uncovering more than 100 years of inherited trauma in her maternal line. Includes a list of web resources including www.motherandbabyhomes.com/
LOOK BACK A THOUSAND YEARS Steve Roberts guides us through Norman history, the succession of kings and queens following the Norman conquest, plus information about possible gateway ancestors, if you can research far enough back to link to them.
STEPS TO SMART SEARCHING
Stick to these 10 key points for success on the ancestral trail, advises Katherine Jenns. Tried and true steps, but no mention of DNA!
THAT SENSE OF BELONGING
Explore your sense of self and identity with Charlotte Soares. I liked the line "Possessions are nine-tenths of the floor."
THE MARRIAGE LOCATOR Julie Goucher shines the spotlight on a little-known web search "gem" — marriage-locator.co.uk/. It is far from complete.
BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS
Try Chris Paton's multi-disciplinary approach, such as using local history resources, and more, to grow your family tree
A CRIMINAL OR A VICTIM? Julie Watkins investigates the trials and tribulations of a 19th century ag lab who was transported to Australia
YOUR MILLING ANCESTORS
Explore the Mills Archive, a national collection of documents and images that could have been lost to the nation. Simon Wills finds out more
10 RULES TO LIVE BY IN WORLD WAR I
From letter censoring to buying a round of drinks, Ruth A Symes examines 10 wartime restrictions endured by ancestors on the Home Front to help win the war




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