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Avoid the Christmas shopping crowds this year – Findmypast has done the hard work for you! Whether you’re buying a Christmas present for a genealogy-mad friend or for a relative just starting their family tree, we’ve found a selection of gift ideas that are sure to delight.
Christmas treats for family historians
- Flip pal scanner – AU $249.49
A very useful tool when you’re visiting family, this portable scanner will help researchers make copies of old photos and documents without removing them from albums or frames.
- A year of family history magazines – AU $74.00
A subscription to Australian Family Tree Connections magazine will keep family historians clued up throughout 2015.
- Livescribe pen - AU $179.00
Save a genealogist’s time with this nifty little device. It will instantly transfer research notes and interviews with family members to a computer, avoiding the need to manually type things up.
- Credits to use at Findmypast - AU $10.50
This handy voucher is a great gift for anyone wanting to dip into the collections at Findmypast. It will give the recipient 40 credits to use on viewing our family history records.
- From You to Me journal – AU $29.95
Your relatives’ memories and stories are incredibly useful for family history research. These clever journals will encourage them to write them all down for you.
- Magnifier – approximately AU $25.00
The old handwriting found in historical records can sometimes be tricky to decipher. Every family historian should have a good quality magnifier in their tool kit.
- Genealogy guide – from AU $9.00
Gould Genealogy & History stocks a wide range of family history guides. There’s something to please everyone, from experienced researchers to family history beginners.