DNA Testing – the full lowdown

DNA Testing – the full lowdown

Welcome to the first in a more in-depth series about DNA testing.  Today’s topic will give you a little more information about the types of different test, and a round up of the different test companies, building on the information I gave in my previous post ’10...
Starting your genealogy research – Part Two!

Starting your genealogy research – Part Two!

Welcome to part two of my guide to getting your family tree started.  This post focuses on English and Welsh records only, but scoot to the end of the post for links for information for Scottish, Irish and US records.   Once you’ve gathered all the information...
DNA Tests: 10 things to be aware of before you test

DNA Tests: 10 things to be aware of before you test

Thinking about getting a DNA test? This list will help you be aware of what you should know before you get your DNA test.   1 – Know your end goal Why do you want to DNA test? Is there a specific issue in your tree you are hoping to uncover the answer to?...
Welcome to Toll Genealogy!

Welcome to Toll Genealogy!

Welcome to Toll Genealogy! If you don’t know me already, I am Rachel, and I’ve been interested in genealogy for about 25 years.  My very first foray into the world of family history was when I was around 8 or 9 years old when I was given a book by (I...