What kind of Family Tree is a working tree & why is it used. I go into the advantages of using one and how it can be used to speed up your research and record what has been found and not found. Show Notes
What is Sideview? How can it help analysis of AncestryDNA’s matches? – A brief introduction to a new tool from Ancestry Show Notes
A discussion of why keeping a note of where family history information was gathered from is important. Show Notes
This is my short Christmas Podcast for Family History Roots for Christmas 2022, with some interviewing tips for the big day: Boxing Day (when you are up, or have finished walking the dog!) And a Task for Family Historians for Christmas.
This is part 4 of a series on using DNA tests for your family history research, in this part I’m taking a look at how Ancestry manages your DNA matches and will start to look at what you can do with them on Ancestry. Part 4 of 5 Show Notes
In this series of short podcasts I look at how DNA tests can be useful for Family History research, which tests are best for your purposes, what they are, what the test kit is, & how to use the results. Par 1 of 5 (so far) Show Notes
This is part 3 of a short series introducing DNA tests for family history, what they are and how they can be used to further your research. This time I will be looking at what the Results are, and how you get a ‘Match’ and why they can be different from those of your parent …
This is the first of a series of podcasts on using Ancestry.com, (or Ancestry.co.uk if you are in UK) for your family history research. I will go through the options available to you on the Home page and use of the Shoebox and creating Family Trees within Ancestry, giving my tips and techniques for best …
Part 5 (of 5) of a series on using DNA tests for your family history research. In this part I’m taking a look at how to choose the best DNA test for your research. Show Notes are not available for this episode – review those for Part 1-4 of this series.
There are some things on Ancestry.com that are very good, some that are bad, and others that are downright ugly. These are all to do with your family trees! I go into depth about Hints and give my best practices for aiding your family history research. There are no Show Notes for this episode.