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.

You've just done a DNA test and have received your results. What now? Brad Argent of Ancestry DNA explains why ...

03/05/2018

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A new online society which allows genealogists around the world to connect and share their experiences has been ...

02/05/2018

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Are you pondering putting pen to paper? It can be a daunting task can't it! Maybe a family history writing course ...

27/04/2018

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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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Family history isn't just about the dim and distant past, it's about us too - our part in the story, our ...

21/04/2018

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