Genealogy Reviews

Genealogy has never been so popular, helped by the growing number of television programs exploring the subject, like the BBC's "Who Do You Think You Are?", people are taking an ever-increasing interest in their family history.

It has also never been easier to research your Family History as the amount of records available online and CD increases.

This site contains magazine reviews and articles published by a range of family history magazines, updated regularly, so be sure to visit frequently to find the latest genealogical news and events.

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Compare the Market Compare the Market Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine reviewed the top websites for online research, and TheGenealogist has come out on top

Unearth Tithe Maps Treasure Unearth Tithe Maps Treasure Who Do You Think You Are?

The National Archives has teamed up with TheGenealogist to put its collection of tithe maps and apportionments online. Alan Crosby explains what these fantastic resources can reveal...

New All-in-One Search Tool New All-in-One Search Tool Family Tree

TheGenealogist's innovative smarter, context aware All-in-One search tool scans entire collections of records in one go to return specific results about your ancestors. See your family tree quickly take shape with this exciting new development in the world of online research...

Helping the community Helping the community Discover Your Ancestors

Here's how you can join in with a major project to record gravestone inscriptions.

RootsMagic UK Version 6 Platinum Edition RootsMagic 6 Who Do You Think You Are?

RootsMagic 6 proves there's life in this venerable genealogy package. Key new features include the Web Tags online search tool, expanded CountyCheck Explorer, online publishing, and Timeline Live. It is a much-improved program that closes the gap that had opened up to rival applications.

Latest Reviews

Dorset 1939 Post Office Directory Dorset 1939 Post Office Directory

Given the absence of records from this period, including no 1941 Census, directories really come into their own. Glean a picture of their lives at the time...

The Fleet Annual and Naval Year Book 1917 The Fleet Annual and Naval Year Book 1917

An extremely interesting and detailed CD for those with links to Royal Navy personnel in World War I.

New TreeView App New TreeView App

The TreeView app follows in the footsteps of Ancestry's mobile app in giving users of TheGenealogist website access to their online tree within their Apple or Android phone or tablet. It is definitely worth investigating.

Roots-ForumRoots-Forum.co.uk

Find your ancestors and talk about your family history to other family historians - do you have an elusive ancestor? Not sure where to go next? Perhaps you need advice on which software package to use, or which research site is best for you? Roots-Forum lets you get advice from other family historians.