Features

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

Blog
13 June 2018

If your civilian ancestor worked as a sailor, he may have belonged to the Naval Reserve. Simon Wills explains how to locate and search these useful records

Blog
06 June 2018

Like Michelle Keegan's 2x great grandmother, thousands of women used the 1911 census to demand the right to vote

News
16 May 2018

As Britain prepares to celebrate the royal wedding, Catherine Curzon reveals the wide range of roles our ancestors could have filled as servants to historic kings and queens

Blog
09 May 2018

As Ancestry adds the 1939 Register to its collection, WDYTYA? editor Sarah Williams explains why the register is an essential family history tool

Blog
19 April 2018

Brick walls can be frustrating, but using your ingenuity to overcome their challenges is part of the fun of family history. WDYTYA? editor Sarah Williams shares her expert advice

Blog
05 April 2018

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, Jonathan Scott picks the top sites for researching health professionals 

Blog
29 March 2018

From swimming in chilly lakes to scoffing chocolate eggs, we've dug into the photo archives and picked out the best pictures of bygone Easter celebrations...

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here