Hints & Tips

The Society of Genealogists hints and tips will help you get the most out of your family history - with explanations of how to use records and sources and guides to where to find help.  

Hints & Tips One: Top 10 Tips for Starting Your Family History

Hints & Tips One: Top 10 Tips for Starting Your Family History

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Hints & Tips Two: Genealogy or Family History? What’s the Difference?

Hints & Tips Two: Genealogy or Family History? What’s the Difference?

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Hints & Tips Three: Surname Searching at the SoG and Elsewhere. What’s Been Done Before?

Hints & Tips Three: Surname Searching at the SoG and Elsewhere. What’s Been Done Before?

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Hints & Tips Four: Genealogy as a Career

Hints & Tips Four: Genealogy as a Career

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Hints & Tips Five: Standards and Good Practice in Genealogy

Hints & Tips Five: Standards and Good Practice in Genealogy

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Hints & Tips Six: Employing a Professional Genealogist

Hints & Tips Six: Employing a Professional Genealogist

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Hints & Tips Seven: The Right to Arms

Hints & Tips Seven: The Right to Arms

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Hints & Tips Nine: London Research

Hints & Tips Nine: London Research

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Hints & Tips Ten: Palaeography Part 1: How to Create Abstracts from Old Documents

Hints & Tips Ten: Palaeography Part 1: How to Create Abstracts from Old Documents

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Hints & Tips Eleven Palaeography Part 2: Reading Secretary Hand

Hints & Tips Eleven Palaeography Part 2: Reading Secretary Hand

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Hints & Tips Twelve: How to Get the Best Results from FamilySearch

Hints & Tips Twelve: How to Get the Best Results from FamilySearch

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Hints & Tips Thirteen: How to Get the Best Results from the IGI

Hints & Tips Thirteen: How to Get the Best Results from the IGI

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Hints & Tips Fourteen: Finding and Downloading PCC Wills from the National Archives Website

Hints & Tips Fourteen: Finding and Downloading PCC Wills from the National Archives Website

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Hints & Tips Fifteen: Fact or Fiction? How to Analyse Your Research

Hints & Tips Fifteen: Fact or Fiction? How to Analyse Your Research

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Hints & Tips Sixteen: Writing Genealogical Reports

Hints & Tips Sixteen: Writing Genealogical Reports

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