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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    Half Hour Latest: Potter 1794 Half Hour, Feb 8, 2021
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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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  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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    Daft Bat Latest: Wildman Daft Bat, Mar 18, 2021
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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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    gillyflower Latest: Free School Meals 1874 gillyflower, Sep 30, 2020
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  8. Illegitimacy

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    TonyV Latest: Fabricated father TonyV, Mar 17, 2021
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  9. Institutions

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    Ma-dotcom Latest: Bodmin mental hospital Ma-dotcom, Mar 18, 2021
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  10. Migration & Shipping

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  11. Newspapers & Other Publications

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    AnnB Latest: Help with Centenarian James Wells AnnB, Feb 16, 2021
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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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    Natasha traverse Latest: TRAVERS/TRAVERSE Natasha traverse, Jul 19, 2020
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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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