Breaking News: RootsTech London is Coming Back!

The world’s largest family history conference is coming back to London this November and you’re invited!

Announcement to Be Made at RootsTech USA today

During Steve Rockwood’s keynote address, he and Jen Allen will announce the opening of RootsTech London registration and the special early bird price of only £79 for a full conference pass. One day passes will be available for only £39. Take advantage of pre-early bird pricing and secure your seat. Passes start at only£39. https://www.rootstech.org/london

RootsTech London Dates

RootsTech is coming back to London on 5–7 November at the ExCeL.

40% Off FindMyPast 12 Month Subscriptions

Discover romance in your family tree with 40% discount on Findmypast subscriptions

  • Leading UK family history website Findmypast announce 40% discount on 12 month subscription options in Valentine’s Day offer
  • Available to all new and returning customers until midnight (GMT) February 23rd
  • Build your family tree online and discover ancestors in billions of historical records and newspapers

It’s never been easier to trace centuries of love and romance in your family tree. Discover your ancestor’s marriage records and so much more with a 40% discount on all 12-month subscriptions to Findmypast.

This limited time offer is available to all new and returning customers from now until midnight (GMT) on Sunday 23rd February 2020. Click HERE and enter the promo code FMPLOVE40 to claim your discount on any of the following 12 month subscription options.

·         Starter - All the crucial records for starting a family tree and tracing your roots back five generations. The Starter package also enables you to benefit from the research of other members by matching common ancestors to the names stored in your family tree

·         Plus – Billions of family records that will enable you to take your research further and tell a more detailed storySearch for your ancestors across all birth, marriage, death, census, work, education, military, travel and social history records

·         Pro – Explore everything Findmypast has to offer. Pro covers access to all 13 billion UK, Irish and world records as well as Findmypast’s exclusive newspaper archive spanning more three centuries of British and world history

Building a family tree on Findmypast is the first step towards exploring your family’s story in vivid detail. Starting a tree is free, simple and Findmypast’s automatic hints will search birth, marriage, death, parish, census, military and newspaper records, as well as trees created by other members, to suggest as many potential matches as possible.

Findmypast is home to a vast archive of more than 13 billion family history records that continues to grow by an average of 4 million names per day. The site’s unrivalled collections of British and Irish records cover a wide range of resources, many of which you won’t find anywhere else online.

To find out more about tracing an ancestor’s marriage, see our marriage record guide: https://www.findmypast.co.uk/blog/family-records/marriage-records-guide

25% -30% Off All FindMyPast Subscriptions

Several years ago, I established in my Master Thesis that FindMyPast offered the best value for money among 11 major family history websites, beating out Ancestry and several other big names. They also appeared to have the largest and most relevant collection of records related to the four names I was researching as a test in that study.

Join this Week!

This week, you can benefit from that brilliant collection and pay considerably less than your normally. would. This offer is open to new and expired subscribers. Great news for everyone.

You need to use the following links and codes to get the discounts. Using these links helps support the continued development of Ancestorian, the world's most loved independent family history social network.

Discount Links and Codes by Region

Australia - 25% Off

Discover the exciting stories of your family’s past with 25% off all subscription packages for Findmypast. Subscribe and save today, offer ends on Saturday 23rd November. Enter the discount code below to see the special prices!

Findmypast Australia - 25% off and Support Ancestorian

Start Date: Monday 18th November
End date: Saturday 23rd November

Discount Code: FW25ALLAU

Ireland - 25% Off

Discover the exciting stories of your family’s past with 25% off all subscription packages for Findmypast. Subscribe and save today, offer ends on Saturday 23rd November. Enter the discount code below to see the special prices!

Findmypast Ireland - 25% off and Support Ancestorian

Start Date: Monday 18th November
End date: Saturday 23rd November

Discount Code: FW25ALLIE

United Kingdom - 30% Off

Discover the exciting stories of your family’s past with 30% off all subscription packages for Findmypast. Subscribe and save today, offer ends on Saturday 23rd November. Enter the discount code below to see the special prices!

Findmypast UK - 30% off and Support Ancestorian

Start Date: Monday 18th November
End date: Saturday 23rd November

Discount Code: FW30ALL19

United States - 25% Off

Discover the exciting stories of your family’s past with 25% off all subscription packages for Findmypast. Subscribe and save today, offer ends on Saturday 23rd November. Enter the discount code below to see the special prices!

Findmypast US - 25% off and Support Ancestorian

Start Date: Monday 18th November
End date: Saturday 23rd November

Discount Code: FW25ALLUS

 

Findmypast Free Access Ahead of Remembrance Day

  • Explore the lives of your military ancestors and their families for free this Remembrance weekend
  • All UK, Irish, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, US and world records will be completely free to search and explore from the 8th to the 11th November 2019

Leading British & Irish family history website, Findmypast, will be providing free access to their entire collection of military and civilian records ahead of Remembrance Day 2019.

From 12pm (GMT) Friday November 8th, until 12pm Monday November 11th, all records on Findmypast excluding newspapers, electoral rolls and the Periodical Source Index, will be completely free to search and explore.

This includes more than 85 million military records covering all three service branches of the British Armed Forces as well as the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. Researches will be able to search for their ancestors in a variety of fascinating documents ranging from service records and pensions to medal rolls, POW records, casualty lists and more.

By providing free access to these detail rich documents, Findmypast is offering all visitors to the site the chance to honour the struggles and sacrifices endured by their military ancestors by telling their stories.

What’s more, all other records including censuses, births, marriages & deaths, wills, education & employment records, travel and social history records will also be free to use.

Free access to such a wide range of resources will enable researchers to paint a complete picture of their ancestor’s lives, before, after and during their military service, as well the impact it had on the wider family.

NOTES

To use Findmypast for free this weekend, you simply need to sign up. Once you’re signed up, log in during the free period and you’ll be able to access all the records and features that would normally be included in a paid subscription. For more information, including our fair usage policy, read our free weekend terms and conditions.

*PLEASE NOTE - Records excluded from this free weekend promotion are:

  • All newspapers
  • The Periodical Source Index (PERSI)
  • UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors 2002-2019

To view any excluded records during the free access period, you’ll need a valid subscription.

About Findmypast

Findmypast (previously DC Thomson Family History) is the British-owned world leader in online family history with over 18 million registered users across its family of brands, which include Findmypast, Genes Reunited, the British Newspaper Archive and Twile. 

Its lead brand, also called Findmypast, is the home of the world’s most comprehensive online collection of British and Irish records, including:

  • The largest online collection of UK parish records
  • Twice the number of Irish records available on any other site
  • The British Library’s vast collection of historical newspapers
  • Military service records for all three branches of the British Armed Forces
  • The official home of the 1939 Register, in partnership with The National Archives

Findmypast is committed to making discoveries in the British Isles easier than ever before. It combines the best of British and Irish data with the knowledge of inhouse experts to provide a unique family history experience that guides researchers through every step of their journey. 

For more information on how Findmypast is enhancing the experiences of family historians worldwide, visit: www.findmypast.co.uk