Ancestry memberships and gift ideas - find your family tree and discover all about your family history.


If you're looking for a gift for someone who loves family history & ancestry, here are some ideas, from family tree magazines to memberships.
Who Do You Think You Are?  from

Who Do You Think You Are?  from

This magazine shows you how to build your family tree using online resources such as the census.  It's the official companion to the BBC TV series.   You can find out more about how the celebrity stories are researched, and enjoy many features from military to social history.  Find out more here

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Genes Reunited

You can take out a subscription for yourself or give a gift voucher subscription to a family member with Genes Reunited.  You start by adding yourself, and they help you work backwards with their fun Family Tree Builder.  They've got over 550 million family history records you can research, plus you can get help and advice from their online community.  Also they've just launched Genes Extras which give you lots of discounts to all sorts of goodies, including family history magazines, days out and more!  Click here to go to Genes Reunited and click here to buy a gift voucher subscription

The coat of arms for the Federation of Family History Societies

Federation of Family History Societies

Do take a look at the website of the Federation of Family History Societies.  It's an amazing resource.  In fact, it's an educational charity with over 180 member societies throughout the world. Most focus on a specific geographic area or even a surname but there are also other speicalist organisation.  There' a free an email newsletter every two months covering genealogy news, resources and events which you can subscribe to.  Click here to go to their website

Visit Forces War Records' website

Forces War Records

Find military records of over 10+ million British Armed Forces personnel cross matched with over 4000 Regiments, Bases and Ships of the British Armed Forces going back to before 1350.  The website is split into different sections, with name searches of forces records for those personnel whom either died in battle or those still alive today, and the history search details information of just about every unit ever created in the British Armed Forces.   Click here to go to their website

 Go to The British Newspaper Archive's website  

The British Newspaper Archive

This could be an interesting one for anyone who loves delving into the past.  The British Newspaper Archieve is partnered with the British Library to digitise over 40 million newspaper pages from its collection - the plan is to have 40 million pages online by 2021.  (There are currently 10 million.)  There are papers from 1603 to the present day, from both Britain and further afield. You can treat someone to a subscription or subscribe yourself and there are different types of sub available. This is a great resource for any history lover who loves delving into the past.  Click here for more info

Family Historian 6 Genealogy and Family Tree Software via Amazon
Create beautiful family tree charts, add picother multimedia, and link people to their faces in photos. Create professional looking books, booklets, maps, websites and family tree CDs and DVD!  Plus a lot more besides!  £44.10.  More Info from Amazon

Amazon have a lot more gift ideas on family trees in their Software section - Click here for more family tree ideas from Amazon