Where to Find Free Death Records Online

Looking for free online death records for genealogy? This great list of free resources can help you find ancestors' death certificates & vital records.

Funny Sayings by your ancestors

Look through the decades of 1910 to 1959 and see some of the unusual phrases and saying popular with your grandparents.

Explore cousin-marriages… within your family tree!

Marry your cousin? No way, you’re probably thinking. But there was a time, however, when marrying close relatives was not just usual, it was also the norm, and more often than not, a desirabl…

5 royal births that rocked a nation

Victoria was born into a family that rather resented her, and her cousin Charlotte was the product of a failed three-day marriage. Meanwhile the future Edward VI was feted purely on the grounds that h

Battle of Hastings 950 year anniversary: the 9 things you might not know

It's arguably the most famous battle in English history.

The real life Horrible Histories

LIFE under the Tudors was brutal and bloody but did you know that your chances of being murdered were around five times higher than they are today?

Dealing with multiple spellings of a surname - Genealogy Basics In 30 Minutes

If you are descended from a someone whose surname could have multiple spellings, the best thing to do is create a document of possible variations. The further away from English surnames,...

Feet & Toes |

There are new and modern methods, using your DNA, to determine your earliest heritage background. However, there are also theories of other methods to help determine your genetic make-up. It is as…

TheGenealogist Releases U.S. Records

TheGenealogist is well-known as an online provider of records from the U.K. Now the company is expanding into releasing U.S. records as well. The following announcement was written by the folks at …

Our Brave Ancestors

A family historian needs to consider how brave our ancestors had to be, here is why. Challenges our ancestors faced for survival.

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