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Links to Jonesey's Tip of the Day Threads & Others

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DazedConfused Report 28 Jan 2013 15:29

Fantastic - it will be easier to nudge this than to find the great Jonesy tips

They are all well worth reading and are so easy to understand.


Kense Report 28 Jan 2013 10:20

Here is a list of useful threads including Jonesey’s Tips of the Day (with links) that came up in a search. They are not in any particular order. Some other useful tips threads are listed at the end of this post.

Also included are links to some other threads that answer FAQs and links to threads about genealogical sites and books.

Ask the family
Be nosey
Family stories
Record/Archive offices
Google and Bing
Fact or Fiction
Save that vital information
Searching for a birth record
Who married whom
View the original
How to find the missing
Finding the missing
Finding ancestors post 1911
The Will
Make use of wildcards
Use wildcards
Bibles and wills
Don’t get ripped off
Electoral registers
Think of the future
Adoption records
What's in a name
Renewal time


In addition to Jonesey's threads the following threads are useful:

Useful Books

Useful tips

Useful sites:

Tips for military research:

Information about censuses in England and Wales:

Alternate given names


DNA Threads

(Edited 26 Apr 2013, 7 May 2013, 24June 2013, 16 Dec 2013, 3 Oct 2016, 14 April 2017, 5 Mar 2018, 9 Jun 2020, 16 & 19 Dec 2021)