So your ancestors are from Britain? What do you do now? While having British ancestors is fairly common, finding them and adding them to your family tree can be a bit more difficult.
The Family History Library Announces Free Webinar Series—“British Resources Online” for February 2016
Have you been wondering what key websites have published the largest online treasures in British and Irish ancestral records? The Family History Library presents a series of British Webinars during February which directly address the answer to this question. Come and receive updated information especially about country and county-wide online offerings in Britain’s rich record […]
During the month of February, the Family History Library will be hosting a number of free online family history classes as well as a Boy Scout genealogy merit badge workshop. These classes and workshops are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach important family history techniques. They are free to the […]
FamilySearch’s Top 10 Most Searched Record Collections: Collection 2—England Births and Christenings, 1538–1975
If you’re one of the millions of people whose ancestry originates in England, you need to go to FamilySearch.org, and check out their collection of England births and christenings, which span from 1538 to 1975. This collection is FamilySearch’s second most searched record collection. These English birth and christening records contain a wealth of information, […]
FamilySearch continues to partner with other commercial companies to offer many of our users greater access to records which will help them find and document the lives of their ancestors. Taking time to learn about these partner websites and their collections can greatly increase your ability to find an ancestor and add more depth to […]
The London Olympics may be over, but there are still many people searching for their ancestors from London. Nathan Murphy has published an online guide for tracing London ancestors. The guide has been published in the FamilySearch Research Wiki. Features include articles on each of London’s 109 historic parishes, loaded with descriptions of records available […]