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.

Find how to get started in creating your own family tree, following your family back through time. ...

12/02/2018

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

07/02/2013

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TheGenealogist’s Map Explorer now includes a feature that allows users to access Charles Booth's information-rich ...

16/08/2019

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Are you just starting your family history, or wishing to brush up on your online research know-how? Our 3 key ...

15/08/2019

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Find out which family tree chart is best for you, whatever stage you’re at with your family history research, with ...

12/08/2019

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Four centuries ago the Mayflower Pilgrims set sail for the New World. Discover must-see places to include when ...

07/08/2019

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Confused about the many different genealogy charts that are available? Here's our expert help! ...

07/08/2019

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New research by Gary Boyd Roberts of American Ancestors explores the family tree of UK prime minister Boris ...

02/08/2019

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FamilySearch have today (31 July) announced a new facility that allows users to make name corrections to its ...

01/08/2019

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If you are joining us in London for RootsTech this October, now is the time to start organising your schedule! To ...

30/07/2019

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Your guide to the essential family history websites to kick-start research into your early 20th century ancestors ...

29/07/2019

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After the death of her husband, former MI6 agent and novelist Alexander 'Alec' Wilson, Alison Wilson discovered ...

26/07/2019

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