Start Your Family Tree Week
Join us from 26th December 2014 to 1st January 2015 for this year's Start Your Family Tree Week. Expect daily hints, tips, and exclusive treats - plus take advantage of our special introductory price of $5 (usually $19.95).
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Family Tree Awards 2014
You’ve opened your presents, sung your carols, and resigned yourself to a week of turkey sandwiches. But don’t worry the fun isn’t over quite yet!
Start Your Family Tree week 2014 is here! We’re celebrating with seven days of prizes, expert help so you can begin your own family tree, and the launch of our first annual Family Tree Awards. If you're new to family history, get your tree off to a great start and enter it as 'Best Newcomer'. Or perhaps you've been working on your tree for a while and would like to enter the 'Best Sourced Family Tree' category.
There are some fantastic prizes to be won and we’ll have exciting updates, competitions and advice for you every day until January 1st, so keep checking in to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the action.
Take a look back at a year filled with new records, plus enter our competition to find the most unusual fact discovered this year.
Family historians Josh Taylor and Myko Clelland are here to share their experience on breaking down brick walls.
To help you with your resolution to build your family tree, here’s a glimpse of the historical treats we have lined up for 2015
Resident expert Amy Sell shares her indispensable guide to a cornerstone of family history: the census records
Start digging around for old photos or trinkets and send us your fascinating findings to enter our prize draw
Enter to show us why YOU deserve to be a 2014 winner with amazing prizes up for grabs!
Explore the records and discover your family's story.
We want you to get as much out of Start Your Family Tree Week as possible. There’s nothing more frustrating than getting stuck in the middle of your family history research, so to make sure you have all the help you can get, we’ve called on our resident experts Josh Taylor and Myko Clelland to share their inside tips. At 2pm on Tuesday 30th December, Josh and Myko will explain the most effective ways to break down brick walls in two webinars - one for those just starting their family history, and another aimed at family history old hands. Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to solve some of your most perplexing genealogical mysteries! If you’ve come across anything else while building your tree that you’d like to chat about, then stick around after the webinars for a live Q&A with the Findmypast team. It’s the perfect opportunity to improve your chances of winning our first annual Findmypast Tree Awards, with prizes up for grabs for both old trees and new!