General Family History Research

  1. Starting Your Family History Research

    If you are just starting out on your research into your family's past - or even if you need a refresher - then the stickies at the top of this forum should be of assistance. Enjoy your journey!
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    Findem Latest: Acronyms and Abbreviations Findem, Jan 11, 2020
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  2. Adoption Pre 1920

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    Archie's Mum Latest: Retain a place of Birth Archie's Mum, Dec 19, 2019
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  3. Ask The Experts

    For all your queries about interpreting handwriting and the dating of photographs, clothing and costumes etc
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    Grizel Latest: 1870 adoptions? Grizel, Jan 23, 2020 at 7:41 AM
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  4. Criminal Ancestors

    Were any of your ancestors bigamists, thieves or murderers? Did they gain a criminal record and end up in prison hulks or even be transported? Here is where to post those questions.
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    Bay Horse Latest: Convict Tom Bay Horse, Aug 12, 2019
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  5. Diseases & Medical Conditions

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    Ma-dotcom Latest: An Indelicate Question ... Ma-dotcom, Nov 4, 2019
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  6. Divorce

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    WelchRegLost Latest: Military Divorce WelchRegLost, Jan 8, 2020
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  7. Education

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  8. Illegitimacy

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  9. Institutions

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    Bay Horse Latest: Workhouse to 'Test' house Bay Horse, Nov 27, 2019
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  10. Migration & Shipping

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    looby Latest: Massachusetts Passenger Lists looby, Jan 22, 2020 at 11:03 PM
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  11. Newspapers & Other Publications

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    Daft Bat Latest: Irish Newspapers Daft Bat, Dec 22, 2019
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  12. Parish Law

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    Flook Latest: Settlement record - Shoreditch Flook, Jun 13, 2016
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  13. Research Names

    This board is ONLY for posting your Research Names, not for queries. Please post your research name in the title of the thread and any additional information; forenames, dates, etc. in the main body of the post. Once you have posted your research names, the post will be closed. If a fellow researcher wishes to make contact with the original poster you should do this via the conversations option or email if enabled.
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    Dave2425 Latest: Coulter, Walker, Birkenshaw Dave2425, Jun 12, 2019
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  14. Romanies & Travellers

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  15. General Family History Queries

    For all those questions which do not quite fit on to a specific board.
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    MollyMay Latest: Sidney Burns / Nixon MollyMay, Jan 22, 2020 at 10:22 PM
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