Discover If Your UK Ancestors Were Filthy-Rich, Dirt-Poor, Hung For Sheep Stealing Or Shipped Off To A Life Of Hell In Australia!
Here are just some of the things you'll discover inside...
- The very first records you need to find when starting your search. Although these records may not be totally complete, they are a fantastic starting point. Start your information gathering here and use them as a strong foundation to build on.
- Why finding Welsh ancestors before 1812 is so difficult. And what you need to know before trying to find them.
- Calendar mayhem. In the 18th Century the dating system changed in the UK causing massive confusion. Find out why this happened so YOU don't get confused when searching records around this period.
- Your ancestors hated paying taxes as much as you do! Find out how they tried to avoid them. And why, in the time before censuses, they can be so important for your Family History
- Why finding your Scottish ancestors is easy and your Irish ones so hard. Discover why this is so, and how to go about searching for them.
- Was your ancestor in the Army? Find out what he did, where he fought, and what diseases he caught! Discover what he looked like in those days before photography.
- Where to find the absolute 'pot of gold' Family History information. Two sets of records hold a treasure trove of personal information about your ancestors. It's vital for you to know what these are.
- Where to get the absolutely vital information you need for your Family History. Each Parish Church in the UK used to store certain official records about their parishioners. There are 7 documents containing vital information you need to know about for your research.
- Do you have a criminal in the family? It didn't take much in days gone by to be classed as a criminal. Discover what crimes could land your ancestors in big trouble and the barbaric punishments that were meted out. And in what records you need to look for your wayward relatives.
- The big difference between Genealogy and Family History. It's easy to get these two terms mixed up and get confused. And I'll tell you what you need to do to make a 'Family History' out of all your genealogical information.
- 'One of the best-kept secrets in the world of English genealogy'. English records before 1837 are held in local as well as national repositories, but are not readily available on the Internet. I'll show you where to find these hidden gems of information.
- Pre 1700 records. How to search back far enough to find if you're related to a Lord of the Manor. If your family lived, worked on or owned a plot of land, I'll tell you how to find out.