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.
How about a subscription to the "Who Do You Think You Are?" magazine

Who Do You Think You Are?  from Pocketmags
This is the official companion to the BBC TV series, "Who Do You Think You Are?"  It delves in to the
 celebrities’ pasts, features military and social history, recounts the stories of ordinary and extraordinary people and how they used to live, and it's got lots of practical advice from starting off to expert tips, so that you can make the most of resources online and build your own family tree.  Find out more here


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

 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 - they now have 59 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