Martyn Collier

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Evaluating Evidence in Your Genealogy Research

If you've been doing genealogy for any length of time, you've probably heard the advice that you need to evaluate evidence, but what does that really …

Genealogy

Six Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos

<i>by Logan Metcalfe</i><p>If you have boxes full of old photos, you’re not alone—billions of lonely family photos gather dust in closets and attics around the …

Starting WWII Research: Tips from Jennifer Holik

More...<p>Jennifer Holik is the founder of the World War II Research and Writing Center and is a noted expert in WWII research. In this short video, …

Genealogy

Courses — FamilySearch.org

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The GDPR, you & me

<i>You’re gonna be hearing about this</i><p>Loyal readers of <i>The Legal Genealogist</i>, you’re going to get <i>really</i> tired of hearing about the GDPR this week.<p>Just …

European Union

4 Camera Settings That EVERY Photographer MUST Understand

If you want to take better photos of landscapes, one of the most important things you can do is learn how to use your camera.<p>But beyond that, having …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Source Citations for Genealogy Research

Source citations. If these two words just made you shudder, you’re not alone. Think back to your college and high school days, when every research …

Genealogy

The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results - free webinar by Blaine Bettinger now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar, "The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results” by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. is now available to view at …

Genealogy

Light, dark, moods and methods: product shooting tips with Fernando Ribeiro

We spoke to product photographer Fernando Martins Ribeiro to discuss his top tips for shooting for publications, clients and portfolio…<p>In this blog …

Tutorials

Top three search tips for using the FindMyPast genealogy website

Find out how to search for your ancestors on the FindMyPast family history website - and expand your family tree.<p>As fun as it can be searching for …

Genealogy

Struggling to uncover your Irish Roots? Let the Irish Family Detective help you discover more about your Irish Family History and Irish Ancestry

Introduction<p>Genealogy has its own similar version of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. The four pillars of genealogy are Census Records 1901 and 1911, …

Genealogy

Finding Your Ancestors in Canada - the Maritimes

Photo credit: David Paul Ohmer Via Photopin.com <br>Creative Commons Licenses 2.<p>If you are planning a visit to the Maritimes, the vistas in the Fall / …

Lloyd’s Register Data: home

Welcome<p>Welcome to Lloyd’s Registers Data. This is a database of information from editions of <i>Lloyd’s Registers</i> for 1776, 1779, 1784, 1790 and for …

Genealogy

For DNA Painter Enthusiasts: A Personal Interview with Jonny Perl

I know many of you have fallen in love with the online tools at DNA Painter. It has taken the genealogy community by storm. I know several people …

Genealogy

Canadian Genealogy / Family History Sources

Genealogy

Setting up a webtrees install - Knowledgebase

If you have a family tree that you want to share Webtrees is a great way to put this online. This gidue will help you get this set-up on the …

Setup

All Published Record Collections — FamilySearch.org

Doing your family history online – 50 best websites for family history

The internet is packed with websites, large and small, dedicated to helping us trace our family histories. To help ensure that you cover the really …

Genealogy

Don’t Make this Big Mistake with Ancestry.com

Why Users of Ancestry and Other Genealogy Sites Should Always Save Record Images to Their Computer<p>If you are an Ancestry.com member or paying …

Genealogy

Turn Your Photo Collection from Chaos to Order with These Simple Tips

Your family photo collection is a treasure box of your personal history and legacy. Those photos stored in basements, attics, and faded albums are a …

Minimalism

Using DNA in Your Genealogy: Tips from Blaine Bettinger

DNA is a powerful tool to use in our genealogy research. It can also feel incredibly overwhelming. I sat down with Blaine Bettinger, the Genetic …

Genealogy

DNA Basics Chapter 5: How DNA testing works

DNA testing is a great tool for discovering your family history and it is now more accessible than ever. With a simple cheek swab — no spit or blood …

Genetics

5 Things You Need to Know About DNA Testing for Genealogy

DNA is an incredible tool for our genealogy and it's more accessible than ever before. But before you mail off your spit or convince a relative to …

Genealogy

'How I discovered my ancestor freed slaves in North Carolina'

Born into a military family and spending her childhood living across nine US states, Adrienne Abiodun had always considered herself an African …

Family History Week

• How To Guides<br>• Family History Week<p>Join us for the first ever <i>Family Tree</i> Family History Week!<p>We are excited to be launching our first online <b>Family</b> …

Ten Steps to Family History Research

Now that you know a bit about me, why I've named by blog as I have, and you've read some of my genealogy journey, let's start talking about how <i>you</i> …

Microsoft's OneNote for Windows 10 to become the default Windows version later this year

Microsoft plans to replace the desktop version of OneNote with the Universal Windows Platform/mobile one later this year when Office 2019 launches.<p>In …

Microsoft Demotes OneNote 2016, Moves Forward with Modern OneNote

Confused why Microsoft is maintaining two different versions of OneNote on Windows? Well, that's about to end.The post Microsoft Demotes OneNote …

How to cite sources: create family history research worth keeping

Sources are invaluable for noting where you found information about your ancestors but what's the best way to record these sources in a useful way? …

How to get your family history organised

Get your family history records organised and under control with Denise May Levenick's top tips for genealogists.<p>Efficient family historians known …