2017 has arrived, and so has the latest issue of the Australian Family Tree Connections magazine.

In this Christmas/New Year issue you’ll find articles on the following:The Wright Brothers, coach builers of Goulburn; Ernest Edward Harris, which war did he serve in?; Girls named Alamina (or Almine, Alminna, Alwine); who was the most successful bigamist on record?; John Thurston, but who’s your daddy?; Ewan Cameron and the Star Hotel at Newcastle.

While in the Can You Help? section Barbara shared a photograph from her mother’s album, and was was hoping someone would be able to supply a surname to the boys pictured; Shirley is hoping someone might be able to give her some clues on her husband’s ancestor Raoul Laurence Kerschner, while another Shirley is researching Albert Leslie Perry aka Stone. Marie shares two photos she found when clearing our a family member’s photo album, and would love to reunite them with to Woolnough family.

The New on the Net section has a heap of new records featured includuing additions to findmypast, FamilySearch, deceasedonline, TheGenealogist, as well as GenTeam, FIBIS, and Canadian records now online.

This 64 page magazine also contains regular features such as:
– Area research
– Family histories
– Family reunions
– For Sale
– Genealogy services
– Missing ancestors
– Missing relatives (living)
– Odds and ends
– One-Name studies
– Wanted
– Where to go
– Genealogy news
– Letters to the editor
– Resources (new publications)
– Surname register
– What’s on this month (events)

Issued monthly this magazine is on sale at newsagents, and family history societies around Australia (price Aus $7.95, and price NZ $8.95). New Zealand and overseas readers can buy this month’s magazine directly from Australian Family Tree Connections. Subscriptions and back issues can also be purchased directly through AFTC.