Blogs

14 February 2013

Charlotte discovers a 'lively' restaurateur and a floating corpse...

14 February 2013

Our ancestors were a romantic bunch. Here are deputy editor Claire Vaughan's favourite Valentine's Day stories from the newspaper archives, including a bride and groom with that something extra…. 

07 February 2013

Charlotte Hodgman gets back to 1752 with Abraham Easter in Kent

07 February 2013

We love to hear about your family history research – especially if you’ve uncovered something unusual, says deputy editor Claire Vaughan. So come on, don’t be shy, share them with us!

31 January 2013

Charlotte Hodgman unravels the mysteries of her Irish kin and discovers what one unusually named occupation would have entailed

24 January 2013

With help from our forum users, Charlotte has been able to learn more about her Scottish ancestors. Don’t miss the third instalment of her weekly blog.

24 January 2013

This week has seen a trip to A&E for one of the team. Deputy editor Claire Vaughan reveals who the patient is - and the online hospital resources family historians should know about…

17 January 2013

With help from our forum users, Charlotte has been able to learn more about her Scottish ancestors. Don’t miss the third instalment of her weekly blog.

17 January 2013

The WDYTYA? Live show guide is free with our February issue, but Deputy editor Claire Vaughan reveals two extra celebrities coming to the show that you shouldn't miss…

10 January 2013

 

In the second instalment of her weekly blog, Charlotte’s genealogical journey takes her from the courts of the Plantagenets to the farms of the Scottish Lowlands

 

09 January 2013

If you’re suffering from a touch of the post-Christmas blues, there’s a whole host of new resources to explore

03 January 2013

Happy New Year! Did you make the most of your free Findmypast credits over the break? asks Deputy Editor Claire Vaughan 

03 January 2013

We challenged genealogy novice Charlotte Hodgman to see what she could find out about her family tree in just a fortnight. In the first instalment of her new blog, Charlotte charts her early progress...

19 December 2012

With Christmas less than a week away, Deputy Editor Claire Vaughan signs off with a story as warm as freshly baked mince pies

13 December 2012

The team is feeling Christmasy, says Deputy Editor Claire Vaughan, as she looks ahead to the goodies in store with the next issue

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