28/06/2017
Share this story Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

How to do your family tree - 60 second video guide for family history beginners

1379d70c-98ee-4394-8753-5a42377a0c6d

Have you always wanted to do your family tree but unsure how to get started? Helen Tovey, editor of Family Tree magazine, shows you how easy it is to start finding your ancestors in this 60-second video.

Find out how to use clues that are probably already in your own home so that, starting with yourself, you can work backwards generation by generation - through your parents, two sets of grandparents and so on...

Watch the video:

For lots more tips and advice on how to do your family tree, don't miss our How To Start Your Family Tree digital guide.

Watch Helen's 60-second guide to using birth certificates in family history.

Back to "Getting Started" Category

28/06/2017 Share this story   Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Recent Updates

How to use Google for genealogy research

With search engines a part of our everyday lives, most of us have turned to Google at some stage in our ...


When fiction flies: how to write a novel based on the history of your family

Author Eleni Cotton takes us step by step through the stages of crafting a work of fiction which is based on ...


Ten top tips for tracing your American ancestors

Find out more about your American forebears with Val Greenwood’s expert tips for US family history research. ...


Top 3 free websites for researching your Irish family history

More than 70 million people alive today, in all corners of the planet, can claim Irish ancestry – are you ...


Other Articles

How do you start a family tree?

Find how to get started in creating your own family tree, following your family back through time. ...


650,000 criminal records added to TheGenealogist database

TheGenealogist has added 651,369 quarterly returns of convicts from The National Archives’ HO 8 documents to ...


WW1 day

Be inspired to write your own family history story with this great example by Christine Chaney ...


A battlefields tour 1926

Be inspired to write your own family history story with this great example by Mary Chandler. ...