July 8, 2020

Legacy Family Tree (LFT) is unlocking two of their best webinar series for individuals to access free of charge in July 2020, namely, Foundations in DNA by world-renowned Blaine Bettinger and Family History: Getting Started by Cheri Hudson Passey.

Foundations in DNA is...

November 9, 2019

Were any of your family members prisoners of war or civilian internees during World War 2 (WW2) or the Spanish Civil War? Did you know that prisoner records for those conflicts have survived and are now available through the International Committee of the Red Cross (IC...

September 18, 2018

Were any of your family among the 90,000 volunteers who worked with the British Red Cross, at home or abroad, from 1914-1918?  

Red Cross volunteers were an army of selfless people who performed all kinds of jobs from nurses to air raid wardens and everything in between...

September 15, 2018

Have you uploaded your DNA results to MyHeritage’s free data matching service yet? 

Neither have I.  Frankly, I’ve had as much volume as I can handle from the free data-matching website at Gedmatch.   But it seems time is running out for MyHeritage’s free service, to up...

August 22, 2018

Were your Irish ancestors among the first to receive the old age pension when Ireland introduced the regular payment in 1909?      

Did you know you can search the early pension records which are online and free?  Read on for more information.

An Old Age Pension sch...

August 19, 2018

Were any of your family Prisoners of War - either civilian or military - in any country during World War 1?

Thanks to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva, you can search five million individual World War 1 (WW1) Prisoner of War records online f...

August 11, 2018

Great news from the General Register Office in the UK.

It has further extended its trial service of providing pdf copies of civil birth and death records online at a cost of £6.00 compared with £9.25 for full, paper-based certificates sent via snail mail.

No end date ha...

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