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.

Islington and St Pancras Cemetery is a 190-acre cemetery in East Finchley, three miles to the north-west of ...

02/11/2018

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Taking a home DNA test is exciting. And it's even better when you make connections with other people with whom you ...

02/11/2018

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What should you know about DNA testing and privacy before you embark upon a DNA test? Mae Richards of Honest ...

31/10/2018

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

16/10/2018

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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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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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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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If you’ve been battling a family history conundrum for some time, or have only recently hit a roadblock in tracing ...

05/10/2018

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School registers dating from the 13th century through to the 20th century have been released by TheGenealogist. ...

05/10/2018

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