Features

Blog
13 November 2018

In the latest episode of Made in Great Britain, the team discovers Luton's hat-making history. Nell Darby picks the best online resources to find your own hat-making ancestors

Blog
08 November 2018

Phil Tomaselli picks out the best websites for uncovering your ancestors' service in the Great War over Remembrance Day weekend

Blog
01 November 2018

Made in Great Britain heads further north to York to explore the city's chocolate making history. We look at three resources to help you research the topic further

Blog
26 October 2018

Inspired by BBC Two's Made in Great Britain, Nell Darby explains how you can find out more about ancestors who worked as cutlery makers

Blog
16 October 2018

If you're all at sea, don't miss Jonathan Scott's selection of useful websites for tracing your ancestors' maritime careers

News
27 September 2018

To mark Huguenot Month, Kathy Chater explains how to find out if you are descended from refugees fleeing religious persecution in France

Blog
26 September 2018

In a taster of our latest issue's lead feature, Pam Ross has some nifty tips to help you reach back beyond the start of civil registration in 1837

News
12 September 2018

Ahead of the anniversary of the City of Benares disaster which killed 77 children, Janet Sacks explains how you can research the stories of overseas evacuees in the Second World War

Blog
06 September 2018

To mark Findmypast offering four days of free access, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams explains how the site can help with your family history research

Blog
21 June 2018

With football fever in full swing, we've dug into the Hulton Getty picture collection – now available on Ancestry – to find the best photographs of the beautiful game

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