The Knowledge

Information and guides, how to research your family tree and discover your lost ancestors and lost cousins.

Our own guides

Birth, Marriage and Death Registers, BMD, in England and Wales
Details on the history, what they contain and how you can get information about your ancestors

The UK Census - England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man

UK Newspaper Archives

Guides elsewhere on the net

Electoral Registers and Poll Books Background information and links to resources, many free

National Archives podcasts Free podcasts on a wide range of subject

The Guardian Family History Guide