Who Do You Think You Are Magazine
Bringing family history to life
With just seven sleeps until the new series of Who Do You Think You Are? finally hits our screens, Sarah Williams looks at the ways in which you can take part in the conversation
An article in Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine has inspired Sarah Williams to look at the time that her grandmother spent working on a farm during the First World War
Visiting the Museum of English Rural Life earlier this week gave Jon Bauckham a new-found respect for his countryside-dwelling forebears
As much as hitting a brick wall can be frustrating, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams suggests that filling in gaps on a family tree can be relaxing
Oh no, not again! Deputy Editor, Claire Vaughan, despairs at the impossible task of trying to second guess the BBC schedulers as we wait for the next series of WDYTYA?
A trip to Cambridge for the AGRA conference at St John's College has inspired Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams to follow some new lines in her research
Jon Bauckham paid a visit to London’s Wellcome Collection to attend the launch of major new exhibition Bedlam: the Asylum and Beyond
Turn writing your family history from a good intention into a successful reality. Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams looks at some simple tips to get you started
New WDYTYA? Magazine production editor Sarah Orme chats about her role and the desire to learn more about her great grandfather's military career
As far as Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams knows, she isn't descended from royalty – but then royal connections aren't what she watches Who Do You Think You Are? for...
FamilySearch has an incredible array of free resources – don't ignore it just because you don't have to pay for it, warns Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams
Some tips for getting more out of the internet has inspired Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams to look for hidden gems for her research
An article in Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine and a letter from a reader has prompted editor, Sarah Williams, to look at some of the sporting ancestors in her own family tree
As we mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, editor Sarah Williams tries to find out if her grandfather was involved in the First World War's most notorious battle
Seeing the queues of people voting in the EU Referendum this morning reminded WDYTYA? Magazine editor Sarah Williams about the value of historic electoral records
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