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Quick Start - Profile

The Profile page has been updated and the text below will also be updated.

If you wish to change your Profile settings go to My Account and select the profile page,  select Edit my Profile below your profile photo. Select Show all from the relevant category make your change and finally press Save & Update at the bottom of the page.

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Social networking with

Social networking with 

Create, build, connect and share your Family History adds a unique and free social networking features to link members and family historians together.

The free features allow members to create an online profile, connect with friends, send messages and add comments to existing records. Members can comment on each others submissions. 


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Create My Homepage

Create My Home Page it is very quick and very easy.

Simply follow the 4easy steps shown below:

1. Register as normal using your email address

2. Go to My Account which you will find on the menu bar

3. Set up a Profile and enter a profile name of your choice and other interests

4. All you need to do now is in My Account select Add Home Page - complete the fields and build your home page, the page will appear immediately. That's it.


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Search Features & Benefits BMDs

Search Features & Benefits for BMD Indexes

New Search feature - Age at Death GRO Deaths includes an "about Birth date" have introduced a new search aid when searching the GRO (General Register Office) Deaths Indexes from 1866 - 1920 and now includes an "about Birth date" for easier searching and matching.

Many of you asked for enhanced search features at the Family History Show 2008 and we are already working on these. One of them is the "About Birth date" for the GRO death results from 1866 - 1920. The records already provide the Age at Death however it is no longer necessary to try and calculate the approximate Birth date, we have done this for you.


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How to search the BMD Indexes

There are three types of Databases on where records have been fully transcribed, partially transcribed on a "surname range" basis and browseable records with images.

Fully transcribed records means every record in that dataset has been fully transcribed manually (from an image) including last name, forename, district, year etc. enabling faster and accurate searching

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Change Personal Details

Its easy to change your personal details e.g: password, email address, personal details including address, telephone number.

Simply Login (with your registered email address) go to My Account on the menu bar and then select one of the following:

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Hotmail users

Receiving email messages from

You may not be receiving emails or password emails from as Hotmail may be blocking them.

To ensure messages from specific email addresses are not sent to your junk email folder please adjust your email settings or preferences, alternatively contact Hotmail directly.

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Newsletter updates

Newsletter updates and new developments on

If you would like to keep up to date with the latest site updates, new developments, promotional offers and latest news please sign-up to our Newsletter.

The Newsletter also includes important information, features and tips on how to use the website as well as useful articles on family history research.

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Login & Password queries

Login allows registered members to use the website databases and features. If you are not registered select the link to the registration page.

The Login page enables registered members to login by entering their email address and password. If you are a registered member and have forgotten your password you should select Forgotten Password.

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AOL users

If you are experiencing difficulties with the following;

Login in
Login in and being logged out repeatedly
as AOL may not allow you to view secure sites
Receiving Forgotten Password email with HTML links that are not active
Or you are not receiving the Forgotten Password email

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Beta Version

New Website in Beta

Why Beta? Well because we think that we can always improve, from the quality and range of the historical records to your experience and interaction on our website with our emphasis on ease of use and lower cost.

We have many changes to come on over the next few months from Calendar’s to Photo Albums, to Family Tree software, to Family & Friend inclusion and we would love your feedback and interaction.