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Searching for living relatives

If you are searching for living relatives you could use our Search Trees area of the site to see if anyone else has added the name(s) to their tree. You can then send them a message to share information. You can also post a message on our Message Boards asking for help. The Find living relatives message board is a good place to start. There is some useful information at the top of this board explaining exactly how it works. Please bear in mind that the details you add to your post will be found in internet search engine results. Please do not post telephone numbers or addresses on our website.

We have put together a useful guide to searching for living relatives which can be found here.

The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

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