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

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

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

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 w

How to get started with TreeView

TreeView is a program for Mac and Windows that integrates with TheGenealogist's archives and online tree builder to give you easy access to its records and provide you with a place to store your tree online.

A Wide Range of Data CDs

Your Family History reviews a collection of different Data CDs

Latest Reviews

The fraudster, the hotel & the RAF

Ostensibly a pillar of society, Jabez Balfour's business dealings were so shady they led to the ruin of numerous families. Nick Thorne sees what the records have to say about this man of many parts

The colour mauve

Nick Thorne traces the Perkin family from apprentice leatherworkers in the 18th century to top scientists in the 20th

Thousands more war memorial and headstone records released online

TheGenealogist has expanded its growing headstone and war memorial record collections with some interesting new additions to both.


At the end of the Roman era in Britain (c410 AD) the inhabitants of this area were native Romano-Britons who spoke Cumbric, related to Old Welsh.


In the first century AD, Canterbury became established as an important staging post for the Romans, situated between their port of Richborough and the growing city of London.