Expert blogs

Get the latest advice, opinion and updates from the Family Tree team and a range of genealogy experts, from in-depth guides to research and archives to the latest goings on at the Family Tree magazine HQ…

Why do we do family history? That's the question that Patsy Trench asks in this guest blog on the various reasons ...

17/09/2018

Read More

Many family history researchers become interested in learning about the regiments their ancestors served in. Here ...

17/08/2018

Read More

What are your options if you can't find an ancestor on the census? In his second census blog, Paul Chiddicks ...

13/08/2018

Read More

Writer Lydia Syson has already explored her own family history in a number of critically acclaimed historical ...

24/07/2018

Read More

Paul Chiddicks takes a look at how to use the UK census for family history research, in the first instalment of a ...

23/07/2018

Read More

Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne tell the incredible story of how hundreds of pilots and soldiers were hidden ...

03/07/2018

Read More

Do you have a rare surname? Could your family be amongst the final bearers of near extinct British surnames? ...

20/06/2018

Read More

Find out how to overcome writer's block with Natalie Pithers' top tips for genealogists who write a blog or ...

30/05/2018

Read More

When we're researching our family history, visiting an ancestor's grave is an important and moving trip to make. ...

04/05/2018

Read More

Suzanne Hirst has spent decades researching the Coromandel and those who set sail in her about 180 years ago with ...

24/04/2018

Read More

Build a little family history research into your daily routine and you’ll be surprised at what you can achieve, ...

17/04/2018

Read More

Find out how to plan a family history road-trip and visit the places where your ancestors lived, in Paul ...

26/03/2018

Read More

Page 1 of 7