Blog - family history and ancestor stories.

August 19, 2020

How to Break Down Brick Walls

Brick Walls. We’re all familiar with them. How on earth do we break them down? We have made this video to give you ideas of approaches and different ways to tackle brick […]
March 19, 2017
RTP Blog

The Ancestry of Famous People – President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

In recent years, programme’s like Who Do You Think You Are have made us more familiar with the ancestry of famous people. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), the only US President to serve […]
March 20, 2013
Research Through People

Your ancestors and the Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries had profound effects on the social, economic and cultural conditions of Britain – and on family history research. We saw it represented in […]