Everyone is curious about where they came from and Findmypast is the British family history website that can help you find out. Delving into the lives of your ancestors can be an exciting, maybe even emotional, experience but one thing’s for sure, once you catch the genealogy bug you’ll never want to stop. Findmypast provides access to billions of historical records and an archive of old newspapers, making it really simple to not only discover who your ancestors were but also piece together their stories, all the way back to the 17th century and beyond, all online at your fingertips. Uncover your family’s past, start building a free family tree online on Findmypast.
Findmypast’s vast collection of records includes:
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- Resources from around the globe so you can find your ancestors, no matter where they ended up
Whether your relatives were rebels or heroes, sinners or saints, hard workers or crafty chancers, finding out who they were and adding them to your family tree preserves their legacy, and yours. Not only that, a family tree is the perfect keepsake that you can pass down to your relatives, keeping your family’s unique story alive forever. Findmypast’s free family tree builder is the perfect tool to get you started. With it, you can:
- Start by adding your details, your parents’ and grandparents’ and work backwards from there
- Keep track of all your ancestral research in one, easy-to-use tool
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Findmypast’s family tree hints get to work as soon as you add an ancestor to your tree. They scour the site’s record collections, searching for details that match those on your tree and offer potential matches for you to review, accept or reject. It really is just that simple! So, what are you waiting for? Start growing a blossoming family tree online for free on Findmypast.
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