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...

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.

A Wide Range of Data CDs A Wide Range of Data CDs Your Family History

Your Family History reviews a collection of different Data CDs

Latest Reviews

'Old school' ways to find your ancestors 'Old school' ways to find your ancestors

Census substitutes are an important way to build your family's story, says Nick Thorne.

A Fleeting Romance A Fleeting Romance

A common brickwall is when our forebears don't neatly get married where we expect them to. As family researchers we may have had the preconception that our ancestors would surely have got married at the bride's parish church? Well that, it seems, was not always the case!

The railway claimed him in life and death

To make sense of the lives of our ancestors we need to understand the work they did. A big impact on those who lived in the 1800s to the early 1900s, was the coming of the railways to Britain. Nick Thorne delves into a railwayman's working life...

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.