Researching Your Family Tree

Nick Barratt is running a Guardian masterclass 'How to Research Your Family Tree' on Saturday 22 February. Perfect for anyone just setting out on a journey to research their family history.

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Regional Resources

There are some fantastic ancestral tourism resources being developed around the country. 

Surrey - a new guide to researching and visiting the places linked with your ancestors.

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Ancestral Tourism Alliance

The Ancestral Tourism Alliance (ATA) is a collective voice working to ensure that people of all ages and backgrounds have the opportunity to find a connection with their lives and experiences. These people are ancestral tourists.

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TMI Annual Convention

The Tourism Management Institute Annual Convention takes place from 16 - 18 October in Durham.  There are an excellent range of speakers and of course we will be there raising the profile of ancestral tourism as a driver for economic growth.  You can view the full programme here and we hope to see you on 18th.

ATP Blog

Click here to read the Ancestral Tourism Partnership team blogging about all things relating to ancestral tourism.

Useful links

Ancestral & Literary Tourism in the East Midlands

A resource document produced at the conclusion of an ancestral and literary tourism study and subsequent development project.

Visit Scotland

Visit Scotland has a well developed approach to ensuring that ancestral tourists receive a warm welcome - the link above has details of their welcome scheme

Your Family History

The website of Your Family History Magazine

Free access to Births Marriages and Deaths Data

The Free BMD website project