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.

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

07/02/2013

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Get the children in your life into genealogy with our tips and tricks for involving your child in discovering ...

19/07/2017

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In part 2 of our series, family history expert Mary Evans takes a look at how you can improve your family tree, ...

19/07/2017

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Would you like to explore your family history and discover more about your ancestors? In this 60-second video ...

19/07/2017

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Make your way through the genealogy alphabet with our selection of essential family history words which you’ll ...

19/07/2017

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Discover how to explore the lives of your Dundee ancestors using the resources held by Dundee City Archives & ...

05/07/2017

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Do you have ancestors who lived or worked in London? Find out more about what their life was like using the many ...

03/07/2017

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Have you always wanted to do your family tree but are unsure how to get started? Helen Tovey, editor of Family ...

28/06/2017

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Come and explore the Ypres Salient with us this October, and research your soldier ancestor's years in the First ...

26/06/2017

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Find out how a passenger ship manifest can help you trace your immigrant ancestors, in this expert guide from ...

26/06/2017

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Do you have a family member who emigrated from the UK after falling in love with a Canadian or US serviceman? ...

23/06/2017

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Discover what happens when archive material is deposited at a record office, how archives are used, and look ...

19/06/2017

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