Welcome to Family Tree Resources. Tracing your genealogy is like being a detective trying to solve a mystery, your own family being at the centre of it, just waiting to be discovered.
Discovering the details of your ancestors is like putting the pieces of a puzzle together. As you fill in more pieces, and immerse yourself in your ancestors' stories, your past will come alive.
Allow me to take you by the hand as I guide you step-by-step through researching your family history in England and Wales, from starting out on your research journey to finding information in census returns and parish registers.
I will give you the information concerning the resources you will need to enable you to trace your family tree FOR YOURSELF absolutely free. This includes where to find them, how to access them, and what information can be discovered by using them. Who knows - you may find you are related to the aristocracy, or even royalty!!!
When you look around my site, I hope you will find the answers to your research questions, whether you have just started and wish to know more about the resources available to you, or have done some research and have hit that 'brick wall' - believe me, we have all been there!!
I also give you advice on how to document the information you discover, and describe the different methods available, from using Microsoft Excel to utilising dedicated family history software.
Whilst tracing a family tree, you may be inspired to document your own life story in order to pass on a gift that future generations will treasure for many years to come.
Family History is a fascinating subject that can develop into a wonderful pastime you will keep coming back to time and time again and can become a magical journey of discovery. It can be very rewarding. Imagine the thrill you will feel when you find ancestors who you never knew existed and then see their past coming alive as you find out more about them and their lives.
When tracing a family tree, it is always wonderful when you first see your ancestor's name on a document, especially one that was signed by them and you are able to see their signature for the first time.
The information provided on this site will help you to embark on a magical journey back to the past. I hope you have a wonderful adventure and enjoy the ride. This is only the beginning...