Monthly Archives: April 2016

FutureLearn Course: Tracing Your Family Tree Week 5

Week 5 of the ¬†course returned to sources, and considered how local and general histories can flesh out your family tree. As followers of this blog are only too well aware, this is something that I always emphasise. Mention was … Continue reading

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Futurelearn Course: Tracing Your Family Tree Week 4

Week Four of the course considered the Genealogical Standard of Proof and also DNA testing. The Standard of Proof is important – in fact I wrote a page about this some time ago – ¬†and I thought that this was … Continue reading

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FutureLearn Course: Tracing Your Family Tree – Week Three

So – week 3 of the course is down and dusted. This week the course tackled major sources – church, civil and religious records, looked at the types of records that might be held in physical archives and considered some … Continue reading

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