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...

Tuesday Tips #26

Everyone starts at home and with what they already know. Most of us start by looking a Baby books, birth certificates and asking our parents or if you are lucky your grandparents about what they know about their family. If your family knows nothing about their...

Tuesday Tips #25

A lot of times when doing family research, the smallest items can break years old brick walls.  It is important not to overlook some of the more seemingly boring or mundane aspects of your family archive. Here are five items that contain more information than you...

Tuesday Tips #24

Welcome back to Tuesday Tips! This is number 24 in the Tueday Tips series, and this week’s tip is how to transcribe records. When I started researching seven years ago, I had no idea how to transcribe documents that I’ve found, but it’s not that...

Tuesday Tips #23 Heritage Vs. Culture

We use these words a lot. But I feel like we use them interchangeably thus merging their meaning when we hear them and sometimes use them as synonyms for one another.   In reality these words have a nuanced adjacent relationship to one another. ...