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The Greenwood Tree

The Greenwood Tree – June 2020

Emigration to the New World proved to be the most popular theme for The Greenwood Tree in memory as members sent in a record number of contributions for the June edition Editor Paul Radford previews the special edition which has four extra pages and which will be mailed to members at the end of May and which SDFHS members can already view or download from the Members Area of the Society’s website Donna Heys with ancestral graves Quantity and quality do not always go hand...
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The Greenwood Tree – March 2020

The theme of the March edition of The Greenwood Tree is 'grandmothers', and readers sent in some interesting and intriguing tales of their female ancestors Editor Paul Radford previews the edition which will be mailed to members at the end of February and which SDFHS members can already view or download from the Members Area of the Society’s website Richard Smith's Swedish grandmother There were plenty of tales of the unexpected in the flood of grandmother, great-grandmother and...
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The Greenwood Tree – June 2019

The June issue of The Greenwood Tree is a Special Edition featuring wedding photos sent in by members Editor Paul Radford previews the edition which will be mailed to members at the end of May and which SDFHS members can already view or download from the Members’ Area of the Society’s website We asked members for wedding photos from their family history research files and they seemed to arrive in droves, many of them with intriguing stories attached In the end we were able to...
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The Greenwood Tree – March 2019

The growing importance of DNA in family history is highlighted in the March edition of The Greenwood Tree which will be mailed to members at the end of February Editor Paul Radford previews the edition, which SDFHS members can already view or download from the Members’ Area of the Society’s website The front cover colour image shows the 23 inherited chromosomes in each cell of the human body, the building blocks of life Inside are two main stories featuring the DNA theme The first is a...
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The Greenwood Tree – December 2018

Remembrance is highlighted in the December edition of The Greenwood Tree, the first since the remarkable centenary ceremonies in November which marked the 1918 Armistice September’s World War One Special Edition was largely dominated by family history stories of the conflict and the December issue, which will be mailed to members at the end of November, echoes some of those themes Editor, Paul Radford, previews the edition, which SDFHS members can already view or download from the Members’...
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Member and Guest Blogs Welcome

We welcome guest and member blog posts on any topic with a family history connection and invite you to send your contributions, which should include photo/photos, to the editor Barbara Elsmore