Tuesday Tips #28

Today’s Tuesday Tips is about searching beyond the England and Wales census to find all of your ancestor’s siblings, who might otherwise get lost to history. One of the staple records within genealogy research is the census. In the UK, the census is taken every ten...

Tuesday Tips #27

Our Tuesday Tips this week is a spot of advice when you’re contacting your DNA matches. Check when the relative was last online. You can do this on Ancestry by going to your DNA homepage and clicking on the match you’re interested in. This will take you to...

The Life and Loss of Agnes Morrison

My 3rd great grandmother, Agnes Morrison, is my most recent Scottish ancestor. Discovering this for the first time brought me some excitement as I’d never found an ancestor born outside of England before her. However, when I began to delve into her life, exploring her...

Tuesday Tips #21

Hi, I’m Sophie and this is my first post for The Hidden Branch. Today’s Tuesday Tips is about how to make the most of your DNA after you’ve tested. Many people are driven to do DNA testing through the desire to find out more about their ethnicity estimate. The...