Gill Blanchard - Family Tree Live speaker profile


25 February 2019
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How to trace a house history

How to trace a house history


Gill Blanchard will be speaking on ‘Tracing a house history’ at Family Tree Live


Introducing Gill Blanchard’s talk:

Discover how to trace the history of your home or one where your ancestors once lived, with Gill Blanchard, author of Tracing Your House History.

In her talk, she will cover:

  • the main resources to trace the history of a home
  • the essential documents to build a picture of what homes looked like in the past inside and out
  • insightful ways find out who lived in a building at different points in time
  • tactics to investigate how and why your home was built.


This talk is for you if you would like to research the history of your own home, or if you wish to research the homes where your ancestors once lived .

Suitable for all levels of family history experience.


Mini bio:

Gill Blanchard is a professional genealogist and house historian, tutor and author of several books including: Tracing Your House History, Writing Your Family History and Tracing Your Ancestors: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

She runs her own online writing your family history courses at

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Come along to Family Tree Live find out more…

Gill Blanchard will be speaking at 14.30 on Saturday 27 April 2019


PLUS Gill Blanchard will also be taking part in a discussion panel ‘Crash course in writing your family history’ – with Marian Burk Wood and Diane Lindsay. This will be held at 11.30 on Saturday 27 April 2019


How to catch the Family Tree Live talks

The talks are included in your all-inclusive Family Tree Live ticket price. To find out more about this brand new family history event at Alexandra Palace, click here!


Plan your day out

To download the programme of talks just click here!

Go to click Family Tree Live, then Lectures & Workshops