Member Trees: Merge Duplicate People

Posted by Emma on 10 December 2012 in General

A lot of people have asked over the years how to clean up duplicates in their Ancestry Member Tree.  If you are one of the people who discovered that your mysterious distant cousin Mary was really the same person as Uncle George’s wife Mary, then you’ll be happy to learn that we have a solution that… Read more

Never Mind ‘Elizabeth’ – Royal Baby Could be a ‘Lancelot’, ‘Boniface’ or ‘Grissel’

Posted by Emma on 6 December 2012 in General

If Prince William and Kate Middleton decide to take baby-name inspiration from their forebears, the royal baby could be born a ‘Grissel’, ‘Boniface’ or even ‘Lancelot’. New research from Ancestry.co.uk, the UK’s favourite family history website, reveals that while ‘Elizabeth’ and ‘John’ are the most common boys and girls names in both family trees, there… Read more

Ancestry Advent Calendar

Posted by Emma on 4 December 2012 in Advent

Forget your little candles or pieces of chocolate. If you’re interested in tracing your ancestors there’s only one way to count down to the festive season, and that’s by having some family history fun with the Ancestry Advent Calendar. Visit the Calendar every day until 24th December for a series of exciting treats. Each window… Read more