Research

Getting Started in Family Research and Genealogy.

The very first thing to do is to make a list of all your elderly relatives and ask them what they know about the family.

You will be amazed at the information you can gather. Do not forget to ask your grandparents date of birth and where they lived or were born, this information gathering stage is vital as it will make building your family tree much easier.

      Websites that will help you research your family tree

 

      Paid for sites used by genealogists researching specialist information:

  • National Archives Discovery - Contains wills, the World War I Campaign Medal index, several collections of naval records and much more.

  •  The Times Digital Archive - Searchable from 1785-1985 to find ancestors who were sufficiently well to do, famous or notorious enough to get themselves a mention.

Need Help?

If you need help go to our home page and click on “see how it works”  This will bring up a separate page that should tell you all you need to know.

If you still need help please do not hesitate to email your query to us and we will do our best to help you out.

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Where to begin?

  • Enter the information you already know into your family tree.
  • Speak to your relatives to see if they can tell you more about your family history.
  • Search other members' trees and see if anyone else is researching the same family as you.
  • Use our historical records to find detailed information of ancestors from hundreds of years ago.