Family history training

When it comes to family history, you never stop learning. There are always more discoveries to make, new records to explore, and new tricks to try with the ones you've used before.

To help you out, we've put together a series of top tutorials. Using real examples from the records, these walk you through the best ways to use our key collections and site features, pausing along the way to give you handy hints and expert tips.

It doesn't matter how experienced you are with the records - each tutorial includes beginner and advanced options. There are even short homework assignments so you can practice your skills!

To get going, simply choose your first lesson:

Family trees
Member community
Census records
Births, marriages & deaths
Parish records
Military records
Occupation records
Wills & probate
Immigration records
Overseas records