Following on from yesterday's blog post
- have you really looked everywhere?
What about newspapers?
After vital records such as birth deaths and marriages, most genies would say newspapers are also essential.
They are a great resource for:
- Family Notices about a birth, death or marriage
- Shipping Intelligence
- General information about the places and times your ancestors lived in
They give context to the events around your ancestors life as well as contribute to the breaking down of brick walls. They can point you to the place where your vanishing family moved to:
Maybe you trying to find living relatives for a Reunion?
|Find new pieces for your family history jigsaw|
You might even find mentions of your families school prizes and sporting activities.
|Online Newspapers bring the whole world to your door|
|Targeted search techniques allow you to dig deeper|