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Beautifully illustrated family history books with a difference by a frequent contributor to the UK family history press. I write for Family Tree Magazine UK; Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical and Bookazine; Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. The publishers of my family history books are Pen and Sword Books and The History Press. I tweet (and retweet) thought-provoking content designed to help you tweak your approach to (your family) history at @RuthaSymes . Do follow me.

Monday, 20 January 2014

Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates - What to do next


Where Do I Go From Here?


You've got the Birth, Marriage or Death Certificate, what do you do next?



See my series of articles on getting more out of family birth, marriage and death certificates in Family Tree Magazine (UK)


Christmas edition 2013 - Birth Certificates

January 2014 - Marriage Certificates

February - Death Certificates

Each article will give you ten tips to follow up online.




Book Signing: It Runs in the Family

Book Signing with Ruth A. Symes

Waterstones, Altrincham

Saturday February 1st 2014 from 11am

Do bring along your old photographs, I may be able to offer some insight!



It Runs in The Family: Understanding More About Your Ancestors, by Ruth A. Symes (The History Press, 2013).