You're in the right place. With essential advice from expert genealogists, our beginner's guide is the best way to sow the seeds of your research and watch your family tree grow.
On the cover
► Census special
As data from the 1911 Scotland census is released, we look at how to use the new resources to uncover your ancestors
► Farming forebears
Find your 'ag labs' in the records
+ Also in this issue
► Early census returns
Although most don't include names, there's much to be found in the pre-1841 surveys...
► Missing from the census
What were your ancestors doing when the enumerators came calling?
► Heraldry and pedigrees
Looking for crests or coats of arms? Make the most of the resources available online
► Pre-First World War service records
Learn more about your ancestors in early records
► Plus.... we go behind the scenes with Radio 4's Tracing Your Roots; learn more about your local area in the early 18th century; discover more about the role that women farmers played in the years before the Second World War and more
On your free CD
► Mid-Wales ancestors
Find your family with the thousands of records packed onto our free cover CD