The Beginner’s Corner links to information that will help you get started researching your English ancestors. Choose from one of the following:
- I want to find a birth, christening or baptism.
- I want to find a marriage.
- I want to find a death or burial.
- I want to know about how my family lived.
These articles may also help you as you begin researching your English ancestors:
- Beginners Guide 1837 to 1901: Finding Records of Your Ancestors England 1837 To 1901 (3 Mb pdf file)
- New: The Family History Library England Beginning Research series of videos is now available online. Click here to access this course.
- Search strategies for finding births, marriages, and deaths.
- England Record Selection Table - a list of the best records to search for finding specific information.
See also English Ancestry in the FamilySearch Learning Center