Family Tree Magazine: February 2022

Here is the complete table of contents for the February issue.

FAMILY HISTORY NEWS
The latest from the world of genealogy, with Rachel Bellerby.

1921 CENSUS FACT-FILE
Top 10 1921 Census FAQs, a crop of fascinating facts revealed about the 1921 Census, and a look at the tumultuous times in which with census was taken, with HelenTovey.

Comment; There’s a lot of information on the 1921 census floating around now, particularly from Findmypast and The (UK) National Archives, Mention in this article is that census forms were distributed from 11 June to census day –  19 June. Sinn Féin attempted to disrupt the census by collecting forms in one area before the enumerator visited to do so. New forms were distributed.

DEAR PAUL
Genealogical miscellanies to revel in with Paul Chiddicks

WRITING THE STORIES OF OUR ANCESTORS
With the help of her daughter and the love of her mother, family historian Sarah Lewis has written a book of her family’s story.

SCOTTISH LAND RECORDS
With maps, surveys and more, Chris Paton will heip you explore.

DOCUMENTING YOUR LIFE, CREATING YOUR LEGACY
Chris Broom takes a look at why now is the time to start keeping a log of what your life is like.

TWIGLETS
Gil Shaw tells us “Catherine’sTale”

INVESTIGATING OUR ANCESTORS’ NAMES
Family Tree Academy tutor David Annal discusses our ancestors’ first middle and surnames, and suggests ideas as to how we can better glean the clues from them,

5 WAYS TO RESEARCH WITH THE GAZETTE — Sponsored
Search for notable ancestor details back centuries.

THE RUMSFELDIAN APPROACH
Engineer Alfred Gracey suggests a practical method for turning unknown facts into know ones.

DISCOVER THE FREE RESOURCES ON SCOTLANDSPEOPLE
Professional genealogist Alison Spring is here to help you learn more.

DNA WORKSHOP
DNA advisor Karen Evans tackles a many-layered reader conundrum.

#RECLAIMJANE
Join family historian and family storyteller Natalie Pithers this February in her free online writing challenge.

SPOTLIGHT ON
The Anglo-Italian Family History Society

BOOKS & Co
Reads to enjoy these winter months.

Comment: The books profiled that looked interesting are Anatomy of a Nation: a history of British identity in 50 documents, by Dominic Selwood and Control: the dark history and troubling present of eugenics, by Adam Rutherford, Also profiled is Army Girls, by Tessa Dunlop which I profiled here.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
The Family Tree team of experts tackle reader research mysteries.

KICKSTART YOUR RESEARCH — Sponsored
Jumpstart your genealogy in 2022 with Ancestry in 5 simple steps

DIARY DATES
Note-worthy events to look forward to this coming February

LETTERS
Readers have their say.

COMING SOON
What’s lined up for the March issue of Family Tree.

SUBSCRIBER CLUB
Find out how to join the FamilyTree Study Club and more

LET’S RAISE A GLASS
To DianeLindsay, and her many happy years of married life.

 

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