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Digital Subscriptions > Family Tree > Family Tree April 2019 > FEATURED WEBSITE: BURGESS & TAYLOR FAMILIES


This issue web guru Paul Carter explores a Family Tree reader’s personal family history website and offers some advice on setting up your own

TECHY TIPS for family historians

We all love a good story, especially those which add to our understanding of how ordinary people lived in the past. As family historians, we can marry the logical analysis of genealogy with the storytelling of our ancestors’ lives.

Reader Richard Burgess has concentrated on such stories for his Burgess and Taylor family website at – adding context through genealogy where needed. Being your own editor, selecting what content to include, is what attracts many to set up their own website. In this case, Richard wanted to keep his three sons informed about his research, a common reason for starting such a project. Website owners are often surprised when ‘outsiders’ visit their sites but that’s the power of the internet; once a website is published, it’s there for all to potentially see.

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Do you know what your surname means and where it's come from? You don't? You've come to the right place. With the April issue of Family Tree we've got a cracking 32 guide to help you learn about your family names. From surname super-sleuth organisation the Guild of One-Name Studies, it's packed with advice to research your family surnames - wherever in the world they come from... Plus - inside the mag - we've got 10 top family history projects to help you organise your research, university research into our ancient 10,000 year old ancestor (he's the great-grandpa of us all) and the tale of an orphan, disinherited and banished into slavery - and his 30 year fight to regain what was rightfully his!