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VIDEO: How to start tracing your UK family history, with family historian Amy Sell

We want your family history journey to be as easy and enjoyable as possible from the word go. In her fantastic new video, our resident family historian Amy Sell (the cheery one in the pink dress above!) walks you through the basics of how to get started finding your UK ancestors. 47 more words

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Talking of Maps

Last month I presented a talk entitled ‘How maps were made and why it matters to family historians’ at the Bury St Edmunds group of the… 81 more words

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Mocavo Moves to FindMyPast

Genealogists, be told: Mocavo.com has moved to FindMyPast. “We launched back in March 2011 when, only three months old, Family Tree Magazine named us as one of the best 101 genealogy websites of 2011. 114 more words

Tweaks & Updates

A Love Match or Simply Good Business?

Like anyone else, I have a lot of puzzles to work on in my family tree. One that had been nagging at me for some time was the precise blood relationship between a Joseph Beachcroft who married a Mary Beachcroft. 718 more words

New Family History Resources in Swindon Libraries: The 1939 Register & Ancestry

The Local Studies team are very pleased to announce that library members can now access Ancestry and the long-awaited 1939 register for FREE in Swindon Libraries.Both resources are now available as part of… 219 more words

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Good News for Welsh and Irish Researchers - but the Irish will have to be fast to take full advantage!

Two news items from FindMyPast in their News section:

  1.  Today is St David’s Day – patron Saint of Wales – and there are some very tempting historic Welsh recipes – things like Welsh rarebit and Welsh Cakes in their…
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Drum Roll Please! Announcing the 5th KPL Genealogy Fair Keynote Speaker

I am very happy to announce that Jen Baldwin, genealogist, researcher and social media specialist, will be our 5th Kitchener Public Library Genealogy Fair keynote speaker! 189 more words

5th KPL Genealogy Fair