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.

Watch the celebrities research their family history on Who Do You Think You Are, Wednesdays, BBC One at 8pm and ...

11/11/2016

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Work out family relationships with our handy calculator ...

07/02/2013

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Family Tree is the UK’s longest established family history magazine, sharing genealogy advice with our thousands ...

21/02/2017

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Robert Fleming, manager of the Templer Study Centre at National Army Museum, explains how to find out more about ...

10/02/2017

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Discover more about the working lives of your Welsh ancestors with our guide to three invaluable family history ...

08/02/2017

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Geoff Wicks shares some tips on how to publish your family history in CD format, with advice on storage, ...

07/02/2017

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Genealogist Mike Sharpe shares his tips for making the most of a visit to a family history fair such as Who Do You ...

01/02/2017

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Find out how to trace your Cornish ancestors with our guide to family history resources held at Cornwall Record ...

30/01/2017

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Find out how to trace your Birmingham ancestors with our guide to records held at the Library of Birmingham, ...

30/01/2017

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Find out how to trace your Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire ancestors with our guide to family history resources at ...

27/01/2017

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Ensure the precious family papers and photographs relating to your ancestors can be enjoyed for years to come, ...

23/01/2017

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Discover how historical newspapers can help you find fascinating facts about the life and times of your ancestors, ...

23/01/2017

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