Genealogy Hints And Tips

Here I have put together what I think are useful hints and tips for starting your family tree, I have been as basic and plain as I can be in everything I have done here, I have added tips what I personally use in doing my family tree but also have added useful thing that I have come across in books and help I have recieved from fellow Genealogists.

I hope you'll find them as useful as I have. Also if there is anything else that you's like to see on this page or if you have your own tips that you think would be useful to other Genealogists then email me the details and I'll see about putting them on view to others.

Family Tree Maker Genealogy Software
This is my personal reccomendation of what software to use, This is what I use and I find it very easy to use. Here I have give a brief description about the Broderbund's Family Tree Maker and you can also Download a free Demo, on this Demo you can add up to 20 family names, try it before you buy it.

Storing your Documents
Here a some item that I think will come in useful when organising and filing documents and information for your family tree. The document you collect whilst searching your family tree are precious and they do cost money, so filing your documents properly can save a lot of heartache if lost or damaged.

About your Documents
Here it will find tips on what to do with the information you have found on a selected certificate, be it Birth Marraige or Death. When you are going through you findings and can't quite put your finger on what to do with the information.

Useful UK Genealogical Address
I have put together some useful Address for places throughout the UK for Archive containing documentation of your family's past, its always safer to write or phone ahead before setting off to what could be a wasted journey.

Public Record Office Here is some information you'll find useful before you set off to a Public Record Office. There are several different P.R.O. Offices that holds different documents, so how do you go about finding the right office for the right documents? Enter here to find out.

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If there are other things that you'd like to see on this hints and tips page or if you have something in mind that you'd like to see on this page that you think may be of some interest to myself and fellow Genealogist or you have trouble accessing a site, Just E-mail me, and I'll check it out.


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Last updated 17/8/2000



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