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.

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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Suzanne Hirst has spent decades researching the Coromandel and those who set sail in her about 180 years ago with ...

24/04/2018

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Find out how you got on in the Family History Week Document Challenge. Here are the answers to the questions we ...

23/04/2018

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Download the answers from our last crossword fun of Family History Week ...

23/04/2018

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When an orphan, age 6, turns up at his new school - and the paperwork says 'Robert', and he says he's 'Albert' – ...

23/04/2018

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Find out how to carry out effective searches and discover new ancestors when using the Ancestry family history ...

23/04/2018

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Researching your family history doesn't mean being stuck behind a computer. If you can, get out and about for some ...

22/04/2018

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Pick your brains with our Family History Week crossword of the day ...

22/04/2018

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Find the answers to the DNA for family history quiz. If you've get to take the quiz, go to ...

21/04/2018

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