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.

Irish genealogy has undergone a digital revolution in recent years, making tracing your family history in Ireland ...

05/06/2019

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Historian Peter Guillery reveals a lesser-known part of Huguenot and Spitalfields heritage. ...

04/06/2019

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In his latest blog for Family Tree, Paul Chiddicks takes us on a visual tour of the various ways in which you can ...

24/05/2019

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On 24 May 1999, FamilySearch revealed its first website. Since then the world of genealogy has changed so much, ...

24/05/2019

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Read our handy family history gift guide for this Father's Day ...

22/05/2019

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Genealogy company MyHeritage has launched a new DNA test offering comprehensive health reports for conditions ...

21/05/2019

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More than 100 million records relating to European family trees have been added to the database of genealogy ...

20/05/2019

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TheGenealogist has announced the release of 300,000 records relating to masters and apprentices who served in the ...

17/05/2019

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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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