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…

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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Discover the many benefits of joining a family history society when tracing your ancestors - whether you're a ...

20/11/2018

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Criminal or courtier, noble or notorious... With perseverance, a bit of luck, and expert help from Diane Brook you ...

13/11/2018

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For this special guest blog, historian and writer Dr Hester Vaisey has devised five writing exercises designed to ...

06/11/2018

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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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In our latest expert blog, Brianne Kirkpatrick MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor and founder of Watershed DNA, explains ...

02/10/2018

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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

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

17/08/2018

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

13/08/2018

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

24/07/2018

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