Intermediate Genealogy

Intermediate GenealogyIntermediate Genealogy – Congratulations you have obviously traced your British family history back to 1837. If not may I suggest you take a look at the Genealogy for Beginners page and read through the blog posts listed there first. Having reached this stage you will have put down strong roots for your family tree and I am sure are wanting to learn even more about your ancestral families and their lives. There is some lap-over from the beginner section, but you can read, re-read or ignore as you wish. I wonder what you will find out about your ancestors?

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.

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

5 Top Tips for Searching Genealogy Records Online

Top 5 Free Genealogy Websites

My Genealogy Bookcase

Getting Started With FamilySearch

FamilySearch – Using the Search Facility

Parish Chest Records

Parish Baptism Registers

Parish Marriage Registers

Parish Burial Registers

English Parish Registers Online – Who Has Which Counties?

Which Website Should I Subscribe To? – Ancestry or FindMyPast?

Free Ancestry Databases – Free Worldwide Genealogy

Hidden records On Ancestry – Are You Missing A Trick?

Cemetery Records – Essential Genealogy Records

Deceased Online

Maps and Genealogy

WorkHouse Records – A Genealogy Source

Where Can I Find My Clerical Ancestors?

How Do I Find Poor People In London?

Genealogy Webinars & Podcasts

RootsTech From Afar – Genealogy Conference Online

Free Genealogy Books Online

Percival Boyd’s Indexes – Genealogy Building Blocks

Where Do I Start With Irish Genealogy?

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

Keeping Your data Safe – Backing Up Your Files

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

Ancestry DNA Test Tube Has Arrived! – What Next

Ancestry DNA Results Arrive – What Did They Reveal?

Ellis Island Records – Did Your Ancestors emigrate to the USA?

Did my Ancestors Sail on the Mayflower?

Canada Bound – British Home Children

Palaeography & Latin Online Free Course

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