Mapping the records from a PM’s house to the Conqueror’s Manor

Nowadays, as a family historian, I know just which tools to use in order to investigate a snapshot of a house and its residents, but at that time I had no idea. One of the first recordsets to consult are the census records, as most researchers will know. If you are just setting out in the family history journey you would be well advised to look at those on TheGenealogist as they come with the benefit that for the years 1891, 1901 and 1911 (soon to be followed by later years) TheGenealogist has linked these census results up to its Map Explorer™. This powerful interface drops a pin onto the building, street or parish on the map of the area. With this resource making use of a number of georeferenced historical and modern maps, the Diamond and now also the Gold subscriber to TheGenealogist is in a much better position to see where their ancestors had once lived. Continue reading...

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More than 109,000 new IR58 Valuation Office land tax records for owners and occupiers have been added to our Lloyd George Domesday Survey records. Each property is shown plotted on detailed mapping on our Map Explorer™.

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Mapping the records from a PM’s house to the Conqueror’s Manor

Nowadays, as a family historian, I know just which tools to use in order to investigate a snapshot of a house and its residents, but at that time I had no idea. One of the first recordsets to consult are the census records, as most researchers will know. If you are just setting out in the family history journey you would be well advised to look at those on TheGenealogist as they come with the benefit that for the years 1891, 1901 and 1911 (soon to be followed by later years) TheGenealogist has linked these census results up to its Map Explorer™. This powerful interface drops a pin onto the building, street or parish on the map of the area. With this resource making use of a number of georeferenced historical and modern maps, the Diamond and now also the Gold subscriber to TheGenealogist is in a much better position to see where their ancestors had once lived. Continue reading...

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WDYTYA Magazine“TheGenealogist has an excellent search option that lets you search for a family using just first names.”
Sarah Williams, Editor - Who Do You Think You Are Magazine

Your Family Tree Magazine“The Genealogist is a great place to search for your ancestors and the details of their lives, using a combination of simple and advanced search facilities and a huge variety of the most vital records and resources for family history.”
Adam Rees, Editor - Your Family Tree Magazine

Family Tree Magazine“Top marks to TheGenealogist for their All-in-One search. For relevant, easy-to-view, detailed search results this is the search site to use. Combine it with the new phonetic search tool to make even better family history discoveries.”
Helen Tovey, Editor - Family Tree Magazine

Your Family History Magazine“The unique Non-Conformist records on TheGenealogist.co.uk are invaluable.” 
Laura Berry, Editor - Your Family History Magazine

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