How to create an online family archive using WeAre


30 May 2023
Collecting, curating and sharing our family stories, artefacts, photos etc are activities close to the hearts of many family historians. And it can be a challenge to find out how best to do this. But we may have a solution... Simon Davies is keen on enabling people to 'give their families their family archive'. Curious? ... read on.

We caught up with Simon Davies, one of the brains behind the family archive creation website,, to learn about the solution he’s designed precisely to help us preserve and share our families lives more easily.

Below is a conversation with Simon Davies,, and Helen Tovey, editor of Family Tree.

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