Sharing discoveries from within our community

Posted by Ancestry Marketing Team, Australia on November 2, 2020 in Tips and Hints

Ancestry Participation Agreement for User Generated Content At Ancestry, we appreciate how engaged our Social Media community is and love hearing about the discoveries you’ve made during your family history research. Occasionally, we like to highlight specific member testimonials, stories, photographs, tips and quotes if we think they will encourage and support the wider community. Read More

Ancestry revives 200-year-old dating tips in Valentine’s Day ‘Old-School Guide to Romance’

Posted by Ancestry Marketing Team, Australia on February 14, 2020 in Tips and Hints

Family trees reveal love stories that show how romance was born before dating evolved into swiping right on an app   Back in the day, lovebirds used to court, woo and express their heart-felt emotions in thoughtful romantic gestures. This is a stark contrast to today’s dating world, where the poetic, hand-written love letter has Read More

8 reasons to join a family history society

Posted by Web Operations on May 6, 2019 in Tips and Hints

There are lots of family history societies around Australia and New Zealand and they play a key role in genealogy research. Membership fees are typically very reasonable, so here are some great reasons why it’s worth joining up. 1. They can help you get started. If you’re new to family history, joining a family history Read More

10 family history goals for the new year

Posted by Web Operations on December 31, 2018 in Tips and Hints

Want 2019 to be the year you make further headway with your family tree? Here are 10 ways to make it happen. I’m not suggesting you aim for all of these resolutions – keep it realistic and focus on one or two that work for you. 1. Book a trip There’s nothing like standing in Read More

4 tips for interviewing your relatives

Posted by Web Operations on April 24, 2018 in Tips and Hints

Sharing your family’s legacy is so important for strengthening family bonds and reliving traditions that will make memories for every generation. It can be particularly valuable if you’re just starting out on your family history journey, or are trying to break through a brick wall. Take the time to sit down with your relatives to Read More

Connect with your ancestors through food

Posted by Web Operations on March 16, 2018 in Tips and Hints

Fancy a kangaroo steamer? How about a schnitzel with a side of sauerkraut? Or maybe you’re a fan of couscous and dal? Whatever your food passions, imagine connecting to your family history through knowing what your ancestors ate. Some popular contemporary diets are loosely based on how our forebears fuelled themselves – for example the Read More