Read all about it this weekend (family history that is)!

Posted by Karen Richardson on 18 February 2011 in General

Those of you newer to family history may like to pick up The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph this weekend for their free copy of Trace Your Family History, The Essential Step-by-Step Guide (on Saturday) and DVD (on Sunday), which have been produced in association with Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. The guide… Read more

Updated…Ask the Experts

Posted by Susan Moncur on 17 February 2011 in Record Collections

In this month’s issue of Updated our resident Ask the Experts answered some puzzling conundrums including a missing 3 x great grandfather and a clue on how to track down a soldier who looked to have left the army but appears in our WWI Medal Rolls. If you have a question you would like us… Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Posted by Russell James on 14 February 2011 in General, Record Collections

I hope you’ve all had your fair share of cards, flowers and chocolates today. Unfortunately, my wife left the house almost before I’d opened my eyes this morning. I’ll have to spoil her when she gets back this evening! If you fancy injecting a bit of love and affection into your family history research, I… Read more

Postcard Posers – February

Posted by Kelly on 10 February 2011 in General, Postcard Poser, Record Collections

Who can guess the location of this month’s postcard poser? For those who are new to this feature on our blog, every month we share a postcard-style photo taken somewhere in the UK. It could be a particular property, a famous landmark, or just a view of the town centre. All you have to do… Read more

Family Tree Maker: The Pedigree View

Posted by Charlene Chen on 9 February 2011 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) The Family tab on the People workspace provides a comprehensive view of your tree. This is where you enter information about individuals and families in your tree—and where you will spend most of your time in Family Tree Maker. Over the next few weeks I’ll spend some time explaining each section of the… Read more

Celebrating Your Family Tree Magazine’s 100th edition

Posted by on 2 February 2011 in Family Tree Maker, General

We were very excited to receive a call earlier from the team at Your Family Tree magazine, announcing that this month marks their 100th birthday edition and to tell us how they’re celebrating. The 100th issue of the magazine contains a 1911 special, looking back 100 years to the most recently available English and Welsh Census, and… Read more