Blogs

28 November 2013

With a major publicity campaign in full swing, there's never been a better time to explore your archive, says editor Sarah Williams

21 November 2013

Uncover more about your First World War kin with these five tips, says editor Sarah Williams

14 November 2013

Dotted around the UK there's an under-used resource that could save family historians money and time, says editor Sarah Williams

07 November 2013

After brushing up on his knowledge for the latest WDYTYA? Magazine podcast, editorial assistant Jon Bauckham reveals how easy it can be to start your WW1 research

31 October 2013

Whether your ancestor was a gunner, powder monkey or ‘top man’ working the masts, here are 10 of the best websites to discover more about ancestors in Nelson's Navy

24 October 2013

Join our forum and see if our 'genies' can perform some magic on your family tree, says editor Sarah Williams

17 October 2013

Production editor Steve Harnell finds that the misspelling of his surname is a tradition that’s gone back hundreds of years

10 October 2013

Editorial assistant Jon Bauckham lifts the lid on some of the best resources on the web for tracing Northern Irish ancestors

03 October 2013

With a new issue of WDYTYA? Magazine on sale, Sarah Williams looks at ten sites for ancestors on the move

26 September 2013

As we say goodbye to series 10 of WDYTYA?, editor Sarah Williams defends the 'go slow' approach

19 September 2013

As Claire Vaughan starts her maternity leave, editor Sarah Williams comments on last night's episode

12 September 2013

Deputy editor Claire Vaughan hears how WDYTYA? unravelled Sarah Millican's amazing family history – and signs off for now…

05 September 2013

How did WDYTYA? trace Nitin Ganatra’s family with so few records? Deputy editor Claire Vaughan spoke to the researcher and found out…

29 August 2013

Deputy editor Claire Vaughan went behind the scenes and spoke to a very candid Nick Hewer about his WDYTYA? experiences

22 August 2013

Gary Lineker's exploration of two Victorian forebears showed what a few documents can reveal

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