Make fascinating discoveries with StoryScout™

The free and easy way to
learn untold family stories

StoryScout can bring fascinating details from your
ancestors' lives directly to you.

A grandparent's name and a place they lived is all it takes to reveal more about their life. Details from personal records are carefully collected and organised in an easy-to-read story format to give you a new way to learn about your ancestors.

Details from your relatives' personal records are carefully collected and organised in an easy-to-read story format to give you a new way to learn about your ancestors.

Find your family members' stories with just a name
and a place they lived

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How StoryScout works

Start with a grandparent's name
We'll show you a list of people we think might be your relatives. All you have to do is select your relative to access their stories.

StoryScout searches our records
Relevant personal records, including census, marriage and birth records, are collected and organised.

Your story is ready to view
The details of your relative's life are revealed in an engaging, easy-to-read story format. Why not share these findings with your family?

See StoryScout in action

Take your research further

Piece together your story by building your family tree. Use our extensive record collection to learn even more about your ancestors.

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