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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A major new record series which allows users to search for ancestors in Edwardian London has been released by ...

23/11/2017

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A new archive brings together images of bloomers, knickerbockers and culottes to tell the story of trouser-wearing ...

23/11/2017

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Thanksgiving is a great time of year to gather all the family together. But have you thought about how the holiday ...

20/11/2017

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Living DNA, together with some of the world's top genealogists and scientists is looking to create a worldwide ...

17/11/2017

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If you have Scottish ancestors you’re sure to find the ScotlandsPeople website invaluable. Try these ten top tips ...

17/11/2017

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Family Tree talks to Dr Nick Barratt about why it's so important to record family memories, and how we can ...

17/11/2017

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Find out how you are related to people in your family tree with this cousin tree, which shows cousins, first ...

16/11/2017

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Thinking of taking a DNA test to help with your family history research? Genealogy DNA expert Michelle Leonard ...

15/11/2017

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The photos were taken by members and friends of Families in British India Society (FIBIS) who went on a family ...

13/11/2017

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In the final part of our series, genealogy expert Mary Evans shows how the festive season can provide new research ...

10/11/2017

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More than 200,000 records covering over a century of admissions to the Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital have been ...

10/11/2017

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