Genealogy is one of the fastest developing hobbies in the UK. Millions of people are now researching their family history using tools like CD-ROMs and online databases to build their family trees.
GenealogyReviews.co.uk helps you find the best online and offline resources to successfully trace your family ancestry.
Kathy Chater gives the low-down on the latest CDs, including business matters, poll books, parish registers, and not so ordinary people.... Read More
Next to finding a mention of a forebear's name is the thrill of learning more about where and how they lived. Maps, contemporary reports, historical background, architectural notes, property descriptions and much more can all build up a picture.... Read More
Trade directories contain descriptions of the various communities within their area, plus listings of gentry, officials and tradespeople. They also contain additional information about the locality, all of which can be of use to family and local historian... Read More
The Imperial Dictionary of Univeral Biography (S&N, 3 CD-ROMs, £24.95) is one of those splendid Victorian undertakings, an attempt to summarise all those who had contributed to the development of Western civilisation up to the nineteenth century.... Read More
In Scotland the Court of the Lord Lyon King of Arms exerted, and still does, strict control of armigerous bearings. In England and Wales, however, the responsibility of ensuring that people who claim the right to bear arms are entitled to do so has no sta... Read More
Somerset Electoral Register: East and West Divisions 1832 (S&N Genealogy Supplies £9.95) is a digitally enhanced copy of the list of those entitled to vote in 1832, following the great Reform Act which considerably extended the franchise.... Read More
The Knights of England, Scotland, Ireland and Knight Bachelors (S&N Genealogy Supplies, £19.95) contains a complete record of the knights of the orders of chivalry in the British Isles between 1348-1904.... Read More
The Navy List 1850 (S&N Genealogy Supplies, £19.95) contains additional information beyond naval officers and the dates of their seniority, which takes the careers of some back into the late eighteenth century.... Read More