Genealogical research in the UK - from simple look-ups to family histories spanning several generations
Not everyone can have illustrious, royal or blue-blooded ancestry. For most of us our ancestors are more likely to have been ordinary men and women working in agriculture, coal mines, textile mills, factories or 'in service'.
However, it can still be immensely rewarding to research our own genealogy and find out about the lives and work of our more humble forbears. There may be poignant moments when our research reveals deaths at a young age or pride when we learn about the terrible hardships that our ancestors overcame in the past. Often the information discovered can give us insights into our own present day family.
If family history research is such a satisfying pastime, why would you ever want someone else to do research for you? Well...
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