Toll Genealogy turns 4! Anniversary Sale

In Celebration of my birthday and the anniversary of Toll Genealogy’s creation I am having a sale on my consulting services for the first time ever! For the whole of August and until 11.59pm on 1 September 2022 (London time), prices are discounted to: Traditional...
All About Genetic Networks

All About Genetic Networks

Today I get to talk about one of my very favourite subjects – Genetic Networks!   What are Genetic Networks Simply put, a genetic network in genealogy terms is a group of matches who all share DNA with each other. They all share a common ancestor with each other,...
AncestryDNA – An overview (2021)

AncestryDNA – An overview (2021)

  Welcome to a long overdue post about AncestryDNA.  I first wrote a version of this article back in February 2019, and whilst that post still has useful tips, it is very outdated since AncestryDNA have introduced great new tools since then, like the Groups/Dots...
Crucial records for British genealogy research

Crucial records for British genealogy research

British Genealogy Research This week I’m going to focus on the key records you need to do British genealogy research, starting with the group of records that most people are somewhat familiar with, and that is births, marriages and deaths. Births / Marriages /...
Start Your Family Tree

Start Your Family Tree

In this article I’m going to be talking about why you should make a family tree, and exactly how to create one using Ancestry. What exactly is a family tree? A family tree is an easy to reference chart which shows all your direct line ancestors, i.e. your...