Bringing family history to life
As Australia and New Zealand celebrate Anzac day, we explain how to use newspaper archives to research your Australian ancestors
Plus: WW2 war crime archives available; Findmypast adds 76,000 Easter Rising records; Living DNA seeks volunteers to map Germany's genetic history
WDYTYA? Magazine's new editorial assistant says hello and shares the story of a dramatic escape in her family's past
First World War Project Map
Explore First World War projects from around the UK and add your project to this interactive map
Don't know where to start with your family tree?
You're in the right place. With essential advice from expert genealogists, our beginner's guide is the best way to sow the seeds of your research and watch your family tree grow.
Let the experts help you trace your ancestors
From Metropolitan policemen to convicts transported to Australia, our selection of practical guides show you the websites and archives that will help you find your forebears.
Click here to search our directory for all your researcher needs