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.

Pauline Ocimek took a DNA test and thanks to a DNA match, was contacted by a Polish cousin, leading to her find ...

10/12/2018

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Would you like to start a family tree and find your ancestors but don’t have much to go in the way of names and ...

10/12/2018

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Details of almost 150,000 prisoners locked up in London's feared Newgate Prison have been added to the database of ...

07/12/2018

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In this latest blog, Paul Chiddicks takes a look at how and why you should obtain a death certificate for your ...

07/12/2018

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Marriage licences dating from the twelfth century through to 1906 for fifteen English counties have this week been ...

03/12/2018

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In our new series on DNA and family tree research, Eleanor shares her story of how her DNA test results led her on ...

29/11/2018

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When you think of a family history society, you might just imagine those related to a place. However among the ...

28/11/2018

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The topic of remembrance of the First World War heroes is a subject very close to Daren Norris's heart, and is one ...

27/11/2018

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Find out how expert family history societies across the globe can help you to trace your ancestors. ...

26/11/2018

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‘My father always used to tell me there were opera singers in the family’. So real-life story author Raymond ...

26/11/2018

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Across more than 100 years and five generations, 11-year-old Lukas Tremaine-Stevenson and his parents, made a ...

26/11/2018

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TheGenealogist has added over 1.5 million individuals to their Warwickshire Parish Record Collection, for ...

23/11/2018

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