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In a Genealogical business you want to get on with the fun stuff, the research, the cemetery visits, the poring over old documents.  But when you turn professional, the business side needs to be addressed as well. 288 more words

Family History

A Family Biography is relevant for Everyone

No matter what your age, your story is important. Maybe you don’t want to tell the whole of your life story just yet but maybe you feel it’s important to tell the story of a special event, perhaps your Wedding or the Birth of a child. 187 more words

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The Reluctant Genealogist Writes Again

I didn’t just jump into genealogy.  Perhaps you can identify with my struggle.

In my first post I shared how a wonderful couple, virtual strangers to me, introduced my family to my dad’s deceased grandfather whom we had never met.  517 more words

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Research Logs

A research log is critical not just for the professional genealogist, but also the amateur.

No matter how tedious it seems to write down which census you have looked at or record registration details of birth records you never know when it may come in handy and save a lot of time especially when it comes to brick walls in your research. 281 more words

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#blogging4charity - G is for Genealogy

Probably the most addictive thing I have come across is researching my family history! I started in 2009 with my mum in hope we could find out a bit more about our family. 823 more words


When is the right time to start a Genealogical business?

I have been pleasantly surprised with the messages of support I have received from old friends (and new ones!) over the past couple of weeks.  It makes me excited and very positive about the jump from amateur to professional. 240 more words

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What's on in Genealogy? March 2015

Each month I will endeavour to put together a list of some upcoming events I have stumbled across in my adventures. They will mainly consist of Webinars, Seminars and Conferences and of course do not cover everything happening in the Genealogical world. 233 more words