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

Piecing together a murder mystery Piecing together a murder mystery

How you can use an array of detailed sources on TheGenealogist to uncover colourful stories from your family’s past.

Lost in the war, found  in the records Lost in the war, found in the records

World War One affected every level of society. Our case study shows the wide variety of records that reveal what happened to one renowned casualty.

Horatio's last words Horatio's last words

A recent BBC2 TV programme on Horatio Nelson centred on what the famous Admiral wrote in his letters, to reveal a more complex man than the hero created after his death. Discover the last wishes of one of the country's greatest heroes...

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.