For anyone with a fascination about where they have come from and an urge to begin sleuthing, Need to Know? Tracing Your Family History shows you where to start and how to progress on the journey through your own past. / Collins Tracing Your Family History has sold over 50,000 copies. / This subject continues to have a very high profile, for example through TV series such as BBC's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' . / Particular emphasis is on the internet as a useful starting point for beginners.
Anthony Adolph is a professional genealogist, writer and broadcaster. He was Research Director of the supporting company of the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies and now has his own genealogy practice. He has written numerous articles for the genealogical press and has appeared frequently on television and radio.
Reviews for Collins Tracing Your Family History: 'Definitive advice for anyone interested in tracing their family's past.' Family Tree Magazine '...the information is superb.' Ancestors 'The overriding feeling about this book is that it is bending over backwards to try and assist researchers, providing answers by almost pre-empting the questions.' Your Family Tree 'Enthusiasm and quirky knowledge (that) makes this book stand out.' Family History Monthly