I thought a tune was in order. This one is appropriate because this is a family history blog, and listening to this song on the radio is one of my earliest memories. So, grab a tissue . . .
I’ve just been having a look at Kindo, an online social network for family historians. The idea is, you create an account, and begin adding your family using the simple interface – really, it is very easy to use. You have the option of inviting relatives you have added to your tree to join up,… Read More Social Network for Family Historians
There are a number of sites which offer a link shrinking service – software which take a long url and turns it into a shorter, more manageable version, ideal for posting on message boards without stretching the thread and making it unreadable. However, now there is one especially for family historians! Head over to Rootschat,… Read More Family History Link Shrinker
. . . is a lot easier if you use the built in search tool on your computer. To access it simply press CTRL and F at the same time and a search bar will open in Firefox or a search box in Internet Explorer. This makes it really easy to find the name you… Read More Searching a long list of names . . .
Carey left a comment on my Berry family page asking for information about a member of her family who came from Lincolnshire. There didn’t seem to be a connection to my family who came from Cambridgeshire, but I have got a couple of useful links for anyone researching the surname Berry, or ancestors from Lincolnshire.… Read More A couple of useful links
The online genealogy site Lost Cousins is free until March 26th. If you haven’t visited before, Lost Cousins is a bit different to the usual family history website. In fact, I’m not sure if there is anything quite like it. The idea is, you enter the details of your family from the “1841 England &… Read More Lost Cousins free for Easter
Just added new pages for Audley, Connell, Conroy, Cressey and Davidson, and updated the Leishman page. All can be found in the sidebar. As you may be able to tell, the names Connell and Conroy originate in Ireland, and I’m afraid that is where the trail for those branches of my family goes cold because… Read More Additions and Updates