Message boards and mailing lists are brilliant places to find information, discover long lost cousins and get to know other family historians. If you haven’t already done so, why not find a few which match your research interests and subscribe. Rootsweb and Yahoo are good places to look, or take a look at the links… Read More 5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Message Boards and Mailing Lists
When I began my journey into my family’s past I learnt one thing very quickly – don’t take transcriptions of records at face value. On the whole most are accurate and the transcribers do a very good job. However, sometimes things don’t go as planned and the odd mistake does crop up. It’s easy to… Read More A rose by any other name . . .