Home

Latest Updates

News
The History Begins at Home Twitter and Facebook accounts suggest questions you can ask your older relatives to learn about their lives  
News
The third series of the popular house history TV series, presented by David Olusoga, looks at the stories hidden in a Bristol residence
News
We explain how to trace your London ancestors with millions of free family history records, including parish records, electoral registers, Poor Law records and more
News
Discover the origins of 45,000 British surnames for free until 21 May 2020  
News
We are sorry to announce that we are closing our forum because the platform it is operating on is out of date
News
Staff at Langley Castle in Northumbria are appealing for help uncovering the life story of the mysterious ‘grey lady’
Features
In the final week of our step-by-step guide to starting your family tree, our editor Sarah Williams explains how to discover marriage records
Features
Beat coronavirus lockdown boredom and help build an online index to over 12,000 witness statements held by Warwickshire County Record Office
News
To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the Postal Museum has launched an online memorial to GPO employees who died in both World Wars
Issue
Don't miss the June 2020 issue of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, available in print and online from 5 May
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here