Category Archives: Researching

DAY TWO: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015

Day Two of the Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 show at Birmingham NEC is over, and the final day is coming! If you’re yet to tread the halls of this year’s show, then here’s what you missed … Continue reading

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So you want to be a professional genealogist?

Ever thought about turning your family history addiction into a money-making bill paying job? I ask two professional genealogists to shed light on the how and why they did it. Continue reading

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Reluctant Roots: Those who just don’t want to know

BBC Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed show with Laurie Tayor, discusses people and their reasons why they DON’T want to research their family tree (imagine it!) Continue reading

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Relationship Calculator

Getting lost in the branches? Here’s a handy relationship calculator from the team at Crestleaf to help you work out your family tree. Continue reading

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A world looking in: how a cousin’s photograph collection can boost your research

A world looking in – how near and distant cousins may hold the key to photographs of your family branch. Continue reading

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FindMyPast adds Hints to their tree builder

Taking a look at the new Beta Hints that have been launched at FindMyPast.co.uk – how do these differ from those on Ancestry? Were they worth the wait? Continue reading

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My Top 5 New Year Genealogy Resolutions for 2015

Here’s my 2015 genealogy resolutions to take me through my family history research over the next 12 months. What will yours be? Continue reading

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Those Top 5 New Year Genealogy Resolutions for 2014

How did i get on with completing my 2014 Genealogy Resolutions? Did I kill off my evil Gtx4 Grandmother? Did I write that book?… Continue reading

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Thank you for 7 years of reading

Today marks the 7th birthday of the History Repeating blog! Continue reading

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Start your family tree – the time is NOW

In what is the last few days of 2014, I’m thinking back through to last January and my 2014 genealogy resolutions (more on their progress or otherwise, and my 2015 ones to come). This year has been a busy one … Continue reading

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