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The Importance of Family History Society Membership By Carol Ackroyd I have been on the committee of the DDFHS and also a volunteer in the research room for the past few years. Being a volunteer is very rewarding as you get to meet other researchers and get to know them.  At times you are in […]

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Your Family History Stories

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Your Family History Stories If you would like to submit YOUR FAMILY HISTORY STORY to our blog, then please do so. Your story will be published on our popular blog, along with a link to your website/blog if you have one. Share the magic of Family History for all to see. Help others to get […]

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When my wife Carol and I first started our journey into family history, census records helped us trace our family tree. It was hard work to begin with but over the years it has become much easier as more and more census data is available online. I recently found this article about census records, by […]

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Oxfordshire Family History Society Family History Fair – Woodstock   Saturday 7 October 2017   Our 2017 Family History Fair will again be held at The Marlborough School just outside Woodstock, on Saturday 7 October. The event is free to all visitors and runs from 10am to 4pm. This venue has a generous flat exhibition area and […]

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UK Family History Fairs & Events

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UK Family History Fairs & Events We will try to list all Fairs and Events here on our blog. If your event isn’t listed and you would like a listing, send me your details to: Family History For All.uk Family History fairs and events are great ways to get you started with your family history. […]

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New Family Historians Welcome Huddersfield & District Family History Society Family and Local History Fair The only West Yorkshire Family History Fair in 2017 Saturday 4th November 2017 10.00 am to 4.00 pm at Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Road, Huddersfield, HD1 3LG Admission £3.00 Accompanied children under 16 free. There is plenty of free car parking […]

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How To Make A Family Tree For Free

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How To Make A Family Tree For Free A very common question among beginners is “How can I make my family tree for free?” Though genealogy can evolve into an expensive hobby, here are some ideas to start to make your family tree for free.   Interview your parents, grandparents and other relatives The first […]

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Canadian Genealogy: Knowing About Your Canadian Roots. UK Addendum below.        Today, there are a lot of people who don’t know about their family’s past for many reasons. Some have been separated, some have personal family issues, and others were affected by historical events that changed their family’s lives forever. Canada is a […]

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Life is lived onwards but understood backwards. Indeed, there are lot of things to learn in history, more so, with the people for whom you own your heritage. Those people whom you’ve never ever heard of, the forgotten souls of your great, great, great, great grandparents were the reason why you are on earth right […]

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  Millions of Records, Millions of Answers. Ancestry.co.uk – Click here! People trace their ancestry for lots of reasons. Some do it for medical reasons to find out about a mysterious disease that runs in their family, others do it for honouring their ancestors, and there are people who find it as an interesting hobby […]

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