Features

Blog
22 June 2017

To mark Findmypast offering five days of free access, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams explains how the site can help with your family history research

Blog
15 June 2017

Ayrshire-based genealogist Chris Paton takes a look at 17 free resources to help you unlock your Caledonian family connections

News
07 June 2017

As Poldark returns to our screens, Anthony Burton looks at the backbreaking work of Cornish miners over the centuries

News
01 June 2017

As we mark the anniversary of the Allied evacuation from France in 1940, Janet Dempsey explains how you can trace your family's involvement in Operation Dynamo

News
25 May 2017

Sara Khan, lead genealogist on Who Do You Think You Are?, shows how you can find Welsh wills in just half an hour

Blog
24 May 2017

Amanda Randall lists the best local and national film archives for finding out how your ancestors lived

News
09 May 2017

As Mass Observation seeks new volunteers, Simon Fowler looks at how this giant anthropology project first came about 80 years ago

Blog
27 April 2017

As Australia and New Zealand celebrate Anzac day, we explain how to use newspaper archives to research your Australian ancestors

Blog
24 April 2017

Debbie Kennett explains why DNA testing is increasingly important in family history research

Blog
30 March 2017

As we reach the end of the tax year, we look at some of the more unusual taxes of the past and how these six sites can help your family history research 

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