Author(s): Paul Blake
Finding out about your ancestors and family history is now easier than ever. You can search on the internet, or employ a professional genealogist in to do all the digging for you But doing it yourself is often the most rewarding and fascinating method, but it can still be a confusing and complicated business. Where is the best place to start? Which records are the most reliable? And where can you expect to find in formation about the history of your community or your home? Discovering more about family, ancestry or the area you grew up in can give a huge insight into how and why you are the person you are. In Discover your roots, Paul Blake and Maggie Loughran take readers through 52 brilliant ideas that will get them started on their road to discovery, with inspired techniques, clever tricks and insider secrets.