Fascinating Illustrated Map Shows The Ancestry Of EVERY County In The US

If you love learning about ancestry and heritage, you absolutely have to have a look at this amazing map posted by Jessica Jerreat on the Mail Online. It shows the ancestry of every county in the…

Queen Victoria’s children

She redefined the British monarchy, creating the modern idea of the royal family so familiar to us today. But what was Queen Victoria like as a mother? Here, Denys Blakeway explores Victoria’s r

Queen marks Sapphire Jubilee after 65-year reign

Britain's longest-serving monarch plans to mark today's historic milestone at her Sandringham estate - far from the spotlight.

Tom Hardy's Wayward Ancestor Discovered in our Records

The actor's great grandfather abandoned his wife and child in England and fled down under

How Ryan Gosling inherited his musical talent from British ancestors

Ryan’s great-great-grandfather, George Edward Gosling (bottom left), was a musician and war hero from London who volunteered for the British Army as a bugler, at the tender age of 15.

Tracing your first American ancestor

Everybody came from somewhere

Voyage Down Under: Australian Travel & Migration Collections

From convicts to settlers, find family arriving in Australia and travelling across this vast continent

Difference in Names

So many various ways to spell or locate an ancestor using their given names and surnames.

The Best Genealogy Advice I Ever Received…

We reached out to you and found out what tips you'd give to other family researchers

Valentine’s Day and Surnames

There are surnames such as Valentine, Love, Heart and Cupid. The family name of Valentine is English and comes from the Latin term ‘valens’ which means something very strong and healthy.

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