The first few steps on my journey
As I mentioned earlier I started off with my family tree on Genes Reunited, I didn’t really research anything at this time instead I just inputted any data I already knew, so I started with me, my wife, parents, grandparents, and any other relatives I knew a birthday for. It was only once I’d started doping this that I realised the power of the technology available to me, I started...
I literally googled my name, and the names of a few of my ancestors that I knew, I didn’t really know what to expect, or what I would find. I was hoping to dig up a treasure trove of information about my chosen ancestor, hoping that I would find a website dedicated to that one person. That would’ve been easy, and genealogy as I’ve come to appreciate since is anything but! ...
Genealogy & me
I’d always wanted to research my family history but never knew where to start, I always thought to delve in to it would take hours of research, in a records office, situated in a small village, somewhere I’d never even heard of before. I never even thought I’d be able to carry out the bulk of my research on the internet, with only the odd trip to the local library to help me with access to the...