History & Genealogy

Photographs in family history

History & Genealogy

Tim Owston explains why photographs are an invaluable source for any family historian.

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Genealogy search uncovers witchcraft and murder

History & Genealogy

For many its the lure of the unknown that draws them to delve into the pasts of their forebears. But some searches dig up more than just a...

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Uncovering my father’s exploits at Dunkirk

History & Genealogy

Bill Ward never got to talk to his father about his wartime service in the Merchant Navy but his search led him to Operation Dynamo and the...

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Parish register in latin

History & Genealogy

Before the early part of the 18th century all parish registers were written in Latin. Here a few of the basics to get you started.

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Early 19th century poor laws

History & Genealogy

Understanding ancestors from the first half of the 19th century....

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Genealogy – Is there a skeleton in your closet?

History & Genealogy

50connect has teamed up with Genes Reunited to share some basic tips to get your family history research started, from drawing up your...

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