Top tips for family history research 2017


15 December 2016
2017-77463.jpg Top tips for family history research 2017
Get the most out of your family history research in 2017

In Family Tree January we’re sharing New Year’s resolutions and our family history plans for 2017 – grab your copy now to get some inspiration! Plus, to help you get the most out of your family history research this year, we’re giving you some top tips for getting further with your family history. First up, check out these online resources:

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  • If you haven't yet discovered FreeBMD it's a must for English and Welsh birth, marriage and death indexes. Also check out FreeCen and FreeReg for census and parish register information.
  • Discover the Hearth Tax Online (and search for names!) at
  • Scour Cyndi's List for useful links on a topic/area.
  • Explore a wealth of genealogy information on virtual reference library GENUKI.
  • Check out your ancestral home using Google Maps and the Street View feature.

Don't miss Family Tree January for more top tips for another great year of family history!

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