I introduce you to one of the two experts on the tour, Dr. Selia Tan, and share some of her work.
Part 1 of my multipart series on travelling to Sze Yup, Guangdong, China to find my family roots.
I uncover the story of my unknown uncle Yim, through a variety of sources from original documents to the BC archives
I thought you might enjoy the fantastic tips and advice on prairie local history I have received since posting Genealogy gold part 1. On prairie local histories From Beverley: ...they are a great resource and those of us who live on the Prairies have long used them. One caution, if your relatives did not submit… Continue reading Genealogy gold part 3: More tips on prairie local histories
I share with you my techniques for finding digitized local history books, using 3 randomly chosen pioneers found in the 1916, 1921, and 1926 censuses
Here is the post I wish I'd read 20 years ago: How to find a Chinese surname if you only know your name in English
Want to start a photo scanning project but not sure where to begin?
This is a story about a wild idea that led to a whole summer of genealogical discovery, meeting new people, and publishing my first magazine article. The idea behind "Genealogy - a Detective Story" Have you ever wondered what you could do with a brand new tree and a few clues to get you started?… Continue reading The story behind the story “Genealogy – a Detective Story”
Need to knows when visiting the archives of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta
If you are planning a trip to the BC Archives, here are my top need-to-knows.