Blogs

16 February 2017

After nearly a decade working for WDYTYA? Magazine, deputy editor Claire Vaughan is leaving for pastures new. In her final blog post, she reflects on ten years of family history fun

17 November 2016

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

03 November 2016

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

 

20 October 2016

Visiting the Museum of English Rural Life earlier this week gave Jon Bauckham a new-found respect for his countryside-dwelling forebears

13 October 2016

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

06 October 2016

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?

22 September 2016

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

 

15 September 2016

Jon Bauckham paid a visit to London’s Wellcome Collection to attend the launch of major new exhibition Bedlam: the Asylum and Beyond

01 September 2016

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 

 

25 August 2016

New WDYTYA? Magazine production editor Sarah Orme chats about her role and the desire to learn more about her great grandfather's military career

18 August 2016

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...

 

04 August 2016

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

28 July 2016

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

21 July 2016

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

30 June 2016

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

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