The Ancestry.co.uk Criminal Line-up

Posted by Emma on 21 October 2013 in General

Working at Ancestry.co.uk, one of my favourite parts of the job is uncovering some of the more unusual and – to our modern sensibilities – sometimes amusing stories from the records. And there’s nothing quite like criminal records when it comes to crazy stories and interesting mug shots. With that in mind, I wanted to… Read more

Sir Tony could be coming to an archive near you!

Posted by Emma on 2 October 2013 in General

Every year at Who Do You Think You Are? Live, actor, TV presenter, historian and Ancestry.co.uk spokesperson Sir Tony Robinson presents his top tips and fascinating thoughts on family history. It’s always a packed out crowd and a sure-fire highlight for thousands of visitors. But not everyone can make it down to London for the… Read more