Advanced Genealogy

Advanced Genealogy Advanced Genealogy -If you are an advanced family historian then you will know all about civil registration, census, searching online using Ancestry, FindMyPast or any one of the other major genealogy websites. You will back up your data at the beginning of each month (you do back up your data don’t you?!). And you will know your way around a parish register and be able to read most old documents. However I am a firm believer in life-long learning and I truly think that it does no harm to refresh ourselves on some of the basics. That is why I have included some blog posts in this list that are on subjects you may know very well, but they are there if you want to have a quick browse through some basics.

I should point out that the main focus of MadAboutGenealogy is helping you trace your family history online. Most of us are unable to visit archives which are often situated many miles away or even in a different country. However unlike in pre-internet days where you had to write letters and wait and hope for a reply your family history can be researched from home. Many original documents have been digitized by the companies like Ancestry and FindMyPast, they are then indexed and made available by subscription. These subscriptions aren’t that expensive they are less than buying a coffee every day on your way to work! Give up your coffee habit and treat yourself to a years access to hundreds and hundreds of genealogy databases. I know which I would prefer !

There are topics that I have, as yet, to write blog posts on, these are in the pipeline and will be added to this list of suggestions as soon as they go online. If you have any topics you would like covered please don’t hesitate to contact me in the comment box. I will be covering Manorial Records, Tithe Maps and other advanced subjects sometime in 2018 so do keep popping in to MadAboutGenealogy and see what you can find!

Please don’t ignore all the other posts on MadAboutGenealogy dive in and read them all, below is just a suggested list of those articles that intermediate genealogists might find particularly helpful.

5 Rules of Genealogy Standard of Proof

My Genealogy Bookcase

English Parish Registers Online – Who Has Which Counties?

Parish Chest Records

Parish Baptism Registers

Parish Marriage Registers

Parish Burial Registers

Crisps Fragmenta Genealogica

Hidden records On Ancestry – Are You Missing A Trick?

How Do I Find Poor People In London?

Where Can I Find My Clerical Ancestors?

Maps and Genealogy

Palaeography & Latin Online Free Course

Genealogy Webinars & Podcasts

RootsTech From Afar – Genealogy Conference Online

5 Easy Steps for genealogy research – keeping your research on track

5 Top Tips for Searching Genealogy Records Online

DNA Decision – Should you? Could You ? Would You?

Ancestry DNA Test Tube Has Arrived! – What Next

Ancestry DNA Results Arrive – What Did They Reveal?

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