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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    Ali B Latest: Hi I’m new and need help Ali B, Mar 2, 2024
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  2. Adoption Pre 1924

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    Anthony J Corps Latest: Mystery Adoption. Anthony J Corps, Jan 1, 2024
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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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    Sis Latest: Your help please Sis, Apr 14, 2024 at 5:47 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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    Daft Bat Latest: Court Abbreviation Daft Bat, Sep 28, 2023
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  5. Divorce

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    Archie's Mum Latest: 1939 Divorce Archie's Mum, Aug 7, 2023
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  6. DNA

    For those questions about DNA but please - no links to commercial websites.
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    WelchRegLost Latest: An interesting match WelchRegLost, Aug 4, 2023
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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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    Daft Bat Latest: Lord Egremont's illegitimate children Daft Bat, Apr 15, 2024 at 12:52 PM
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  9. Institutions

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    GJH Latest: Cyber event at the British Library GJH, Nov 24, 2023
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  10. Migration & Shipping

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    Joan W Latest: Off to America! Joan W, Apr 11, 2024
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  11. Newspapers & Other Publications

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    MollyMay Latest: Rose Beatrice Reed MollyMay, Oct 14, 2023
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  12. Parish Law

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    annabel Latest: Poor rates tithing annabel, Feb 20, 2024
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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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  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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    Londoner Latest: John Henry Bignell Londoner, Apr 20, 2024 at 2:07 PM
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