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.

Widen the scope of your genealogy research by exploring these 3 free websites ...

16/10/2018

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History buff Steve Roberts takes us on his travels around England, with his tongue slightly in cheek, as he looks ...

14/10/2018

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Family history researcher, blogger and book author Patsy Trench shares her expert tips on using the National ...

12/10/2018

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The First World War centenary has seen a wealth of digital resources made available to family historians ...

14/09/2018

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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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54 million newly indexed records spanning the years 1921 to 1925 have been added to FindMyPast's collection of ...

15/10/2018

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Have you ever considered creating a website to display your family history findings? In his latest blog, Paul ...

15/10/2018

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On discovering a long-lost letter in the local archives – written from the Western Front in 1915 – Family Tree ...

10/10/2018

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Discover how to make the most of an online search for your ancestors with Ancestry's top name variants tips. ...

08/10/2018

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