History Family History
Learn the basics you'll need to get started on your own research, from drawing up your family tree to exploring the archives.
- What's In a Name: Your Link to the Past
- What's your WW1 story?
- Before you start your family tree
- Getting started on your family tree
- Construct your family tree
- To Pay or Not To Pay: Genealogy websites
- Record Sheets
- Working in Archives
Mastered the basics? Learn how to overcome frustrating dead ends and take on specialist and international research.
Nick Hewer discovers how his family's fortunes were shaped by the English Civil War
Nigel Havers' roots prove very different from his usual upper class roles
Actress Una Stubbs sets out to discover the story of her paternal grandparents
Radio 4 series exploring the practice of researching family history
Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold turn the clock back to learn the skills of medieval castle builders.