February 11, 2019

In celebration of Valentine's Day, My Heritage is providing free access to their worldwide collection of marriage records until 17 February 2019. 

This is a great opportunity to further your research on ancestors in Europe, Australia, the USA, and other countries covere...

April 29, 2018

Level : All

Time to read : 3 mins

Need some relevant pictures to make a Family History story or genealogy presentation more engaging?

Is purchasing high resolution photos or other graphics outside your budget? Then read on to learn about the free websites that I use regu...

April 23, 2018

Level : Intermediate

Time to read : 2 mins

As discussed in a previous Blog article, many of us volunteer to transcribe records in order to make them available online. Now it is possible to get paid in kind for your contributions.

The Genealogist this week reported their j...

April 12, 2018

Level : All

Time to read : 1 min

Have you ever thought I wish someone would write about the topics I’m interested in?  Well, today I’m turning the tables and asking you to nominate three genealogy or family history topics you would like to read about in Your Family Genea...

March 28, 2018

Level :  Advanced

Time : 5 mins

The Tithe Maps and Apportionments are a valuable yet little used source of information about our ancestors. The Tithe Commissioners surveyed England and Wales in early Victorian times which produced some of the country's earliest large sca...

March 20, 2018

FindMyPast has released a variety of Irish records this week. Listed below are what I think are the three most interesting and useful.   

1.     American Fenian Brotherhood 1864-1867

This is a fascinating series of British Foreign Office (BFO) correspondence re...

March 19, 2018

For family historians there’s nothing like the thrill of visiting an Archive and finding new information about ancestors among the often dusty and grubby old records. Time always flies when you’re in the Archives but following these 10 essential steps before you get th...

December 26, 2017

Genealogy and Family - two terms often used interchangeably. What is the difference?

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