Genealogy Citation – Why It Is So Important in Family History. I am sure we have all done it, we’ve chased ancestors from one census to the next, from school records to parish registers, from wills to property records and then when we have exhausted all that Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch and the internet can offer… Read More Genealogy Citation – Why It Is So Important in Family History
Free Records on FindMyPast Most of the big genealogy companies have a number of databases that they make available for free. I wrote about the Free Ancestry databases some time ago – Click Here to read that post. And now it is FindMyPast’s turn. To start off you will need to register as a guest… Read More Free Records on FindMyPast – Do You Know Where They Are?
Organise Your Genealogy. A few years ago I moved countries and circumstances were that I couldn’t take all my genealogy paperwork with me and added to that I had precisely 3 weeks in which to pack up my whole house and decide what was coming with me, what to sell and what to throw out.… Read More Organise Your Genealogy
Booth Poverty Maps and Notebooks. Hands up all those who only have rich people in their family trees? Thought so, not a hand in sight! I have plenty of people in my family tree who life hasn’t treated that well and I have to admit there are a fair few who were the authors of… Read More Booth Poverty Maps and Notebooks
Victoria County Histories – A Genealogy Treasure House The series of books known as the Victoria County Histories are a goldmine for family historians and those interested in local history. The series started in 1899 and the project was dedicated to Queen Victoria hence the name. It was a massive undertaking with the aim to… Read More Victoria County Histories