HOW TO SEARCH

Archives
Check your local records
Going back to the Family Records Centre
Researching European records
Searching British newspaper archives

Births
The paternity question

Deaths
Searching the Deceased Online database of graveyards
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

DNA
Genetic map ‘People of the British Isles’

Geography
Genetic map ‘People of the British Isles’

Keeping records & memories
Preserving family memories

Lifestyle
Films bring history to life

Making contact
Approaching adopted teens

Where to start
Where to start your search
Further Information & Helpful Links
20 top tips to find your missing family

Work and skills
Did your relative belong to a trade union