How-to Guides

Wherever you are in your family history research, there is always something new to learn and discover. In this section of our website you can read our bitesize guides to getting started in family history and how to take your research further.

Simon Michael explores a fascinating family history dating back 500 years that has influenced his series of ...

11/05/2018

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Which family tree DNA test is best? How can a DNA test help with your family history? Debbie Kennett explains why ...

20/04/2018

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The internet is packed with websites, large and small, dedicated to helping us trace our family histories. To help ...

19/04/2018

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of family history as Family Tree editor Helen Tovey reveals how the ...

02/01/2018

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Work out family relationships with our handy calculator. ...

07/02/2013

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More than 1 million individual records of soldiers wounded in World War I have been transcribed and made available ...

22/06/2018

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Find out more about the history of your house with probate genealogist Imogen Benneworth's expert tips. ...

22/06/2018

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A new database released by TheGenealogist today allows researchers to search for ancestors who officially changed ...

21/06/2018

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Do you have a rare surname? Could your family be amongst the final bearers of near extinct British surnames? ...

20/06/2018

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In anticipation of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, MyHeritage DNA challenged 8 international football legends to ...

13/06/2018

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With the 1921 census still some years away from public release, TheGenealogist has added new records to its 1921 ...

07/06/2018

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Find out how to search for your ancestors on the FreeREG website with these expert tips. ...

01/06/2018

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