Help required with grave symbol

One of our readers is looking for help deciphering the symbol on an ancestor's grave. This headstone in Sunrise, Minnesota, United States, is … [Read more...]

Merchant Seaman Records released

Findmypast.co.uk have released a searchable database of Merchant Navy Seaman Records. These records are index cards used by the Registrar General … [Read more...]

Findmypast.ie – the place to search for your Irish Ancestry

Findmypast Ireland is a new website set up by two experts in the field of family history: Eneclann, an award-winning research and publishing house … [Read more...]

Fully Searchable Death Records 1837 to 2006

Findmypast.com has just launched their database of fully searchable Death records! This means that every death recorded in England & Wales … [Read more...]

Great War Lives – A Guide for Family Historians

The Great War was a key event of the twentieth century and it is one of the most popular and rewarding areas for historical research - and for family … [Read more...]

Tracing your ancestors – new books

Family history can be quite a challenge especially when you are not quite sure where to start with official organisations. Pen and Sword Books of … [Read more...]