2017 Blog Summary

2017 Blog Summary

I published 10 blogs in 2017, based on the talks I conduct on researching ancestors. Here is a review of each blog and the stories researched and the sources of information that were invaluable to me. Have a look, and click on the title of those that take your...
2014 Blog Summary

2014 Blog Summary

I published 4 blogs in 2014, based on the research I have conducted into my family tree. Here is a review of each blog and the stories researched and the sources of information that were invaluable to me. Have a look, and click on the title of those that take your...
Using Social Media for your Family History

Using Social Media for your Family History

In your family history research you have probably stumbled upon Social Media or used it. Social Media is an ideal platform for communicating, collaborating and networking. It is becoming a very popular way to communicate and share your family history with family,...
Making sense of the Census

Making sense of the Census

The UK Census is perhaps the most important source for research in conjunction with birth, marriage and death records. How can we use the census effectively? Did the first useful census for family historians appear in 1841? How might we use the census for...
Electronic Family History 2

Electronic Family History 2

With the popularity of my talk Electronic Family History I received requests for a further talk, hence the design and delivery of Electronic Family History 2 (for an intermediate level). This talk is best delivered following my original talk. With the widespread use...
Electronic Family History

Electronic Family History

With the widespread use of the Internet or World Wide Web for family history, where do you start? Which websites should you use, and where can you find the right data for your family among the billions of records? This talk of mine (Electronic Family History) explores...