Searching TheGenealogist

Introduction to Map Explorer

Discover how you can use Map Explorer to travel back in time and discover the area in which your ancestors lived, worked and played.

Search using Keywords

Learn how you can refine your search down to the one record you're after, using keywords and event filters.

Find a Family in the Census

Hit a brick wall with a common surname? Learn how to search for a family using just their forenames.

Searching by Address or Street

Search census records using a street name or address - this is great for tracing a house through the census years or to see if any relatives are living nearby!

Using Smart Search

You can use Smart Search to jump from one record to another, discovering new ancestors in seconds!


Getting Started

Importing your Tree from another website

Learn how to import your tree into TreeView from another genealogy program or service.

Ancestry to TreeView

GenesReunited to TreeView

MyHeritage to TreeView

Learn about our Records

Lloyd George Domesday Survey

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