<![CDATA[ Over 249,000 records are available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Surrey institutional records 1788-1939 Explore over 200,000 assorted records from 16 institutions across the English county of Surrey, including poor law unions, ... read more

Planning a successful family reunion can be overwhelming—you can almost imagine yourself drowning in all the details and decisions. Before you get too distressed, it makes sense to ask: what will make your family reunion successful? Although everyone ha... read more

Many of the most meaningful and important moments in our lives can be recognized only in hindsight, like that chance meeting that eventually led to an engagement ring, that one classroom lesson that started you on a lifelong career path, or the random rec... read more

by Diahan Southard Lately, it seems to be very difficult to have any discussion on family history without mentioning three little letters: D-N-A. While family history enthusiasts and serious genealogists are flocking to testing companies like AncestryDNA ... read more

<![CDATA[ Over 1.3 million records are available to search this Findmypast Friday including over 1 million parish registers from Nottinghamshire. These new baptisms, banns, marriages and burials mark the second phase of our Six Counties in Six Months i... read more

by Maddy Stutz Christmas Eve blanket forts and summertime puzzle building may not seem like the most meaningful of traditions, but in simple ways, these and other unique family traditions have brought me closer to the family that I adore, and I’m gr... read more

The microfilms at the London FamilySearch Centre will be moving to the Society of Genealogists.  The last day to view microfilms at The National Archives location of the London FamilySearch Centre will be 31 May 2017.  Sometime in June the films will be... read more

In recent years, FamilySearch has added a variety of tools that can both enrich your tree and make your research experience faster and more productive. You can attach photos, list sources—and attach or link to them—submit names directly to the temple,... read more

<![CDATA[ A fascinating array of over 290,000 records from the city of York are available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; City Of York Apprentices and Freemen 1272-1930 Search over 73,000 records spanning 658 years of York history to find ... read more