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.

Do you have an ancestor who was a dock worker? In this expert guide Dr Alex Ombler looks at the different ...

13/05/2019

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The Genealogist has announced the expansion of its Criminal Records collection with the release of over 146,000 ...

03/05/2019

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Discover 3 websites that can help you explore your ancestors' lives in context – and enrich your family history ...

30/04/2019

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Delve deeper into the past, get more organised, and have family history fun without spending a fortune ...

30/04/2019

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A new targeted DNA test developed by researchers at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) could help identify ...

29/04/2019

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MyHeritage has released a 'Gourmet Origins' video showing six pastry chefs receiving the results of a DNA test - ...

29/04/2019

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Trace your family history for free and discover the lives and times of your Liverpool ancestors with this round-up ...

25/04/2019

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FamilySearch has today announced that it has added 42.5 million free to search 1939 England & Wales register ...

24/04/2019

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Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the historic voyage of the Mayflower ship from the UK to the ‘New World’ of ...

18/04/2019

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A new collection covering over a century of ships administered in Devon ports is part of a new tranche of Devon ...

15/04/2019

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Did you know that often the first name given to a child followed a traditional pattern? We show you how to check ...

11/04/2019

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In this blog Christine Jackson gives a flavour of her wider interest in family history research, namely the lives ...

08/04/2019

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