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Discover Your Ancestors with the newly released Vol 9

This 196-page Discover Your Ancestors bookazine contains new in-depth articles, research advice, social and general history, ‘how to’ features, case studies, places in focus, and much more! It is ideal for both experienced researchers and those just starting out.

New RAF Operations Record Books released on TheGenealogist

Disclosure: Please note this post contains affiliate links.* NEWS: This is the first time that these RAF records are fully searchable by name, aircraft, location and many other fields, making it easier to find your aviation ancestors.   In a release of over half a million records, this is the first batch of RAF Operations …

Celebrating Burns night and Scottish Ancestry

I thoroughly recommend that anyone with Scots heritage get hold of ‘Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry Through Church & State Records’ as I am sure you wont be disappointed by it!

New Norfolk Records released online

TheGenealogist’s latest release has added new records for Norfolk parishes which include baptisms, marriages, and burial records adding to millions of existing parish records for this area and many millions of parish records for other counties.

Exploring the history of Eel Pie Island

I have been delving into the history of a very special place off the river bank of the Thames at Twickenham

New Searchable War Memorials

    Disclosure: Please note this post contains affiliate links.   NEWS: Press Release from TheGenealogist New Searchable War Memorials TheGenealogist has just released over 12,000 records from 138 War Memorials. This means that there are now a total of over 580,000 individuals on War Memorials that are fully searchable in TheGenealogist’s Military records with …

Bedfordshire Colour Tithe Maps added to TheGenealogist

This release of attractive colour digitised Tithe Maps for Bedfordshire will provide the family historian with highly detailed plans sourced from The National Archives (TNA). TheGenealogist has linked these to the appropriate apportionment books that provide researchers with the details of the plots, their owners and their occupiers at the time that the survey was taken in Victorian times. These make the maps easier to understand as the streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, houses and trees are often highlighted in different colours.

Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet

Chris Paton has filled the pages of Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet with a huge amount of information that is truly valuable for the researcher – it is not just a list of websites, but is a valuable guide to carrying out your research on the island of Ireland.

Hackney Area Lloyd George Domesday records added to TheGenealogist’s Map Explorer™

Just released the Hackney maps and field books for The Lloyd George Domesday Survey (property ownership and occupancy record set). Family historians can use this unique online resource to see where an ancestor lived in the 1910-1915 period for a number of areas and will extend out across the country in time.