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English Genealogy 101

Independent Study Course

Format: Download

SKU# T0162


  • You have Anglo ancestry but don’t know where in England to search
  • You have known English roots and want to “cross the pond” to begin overseas research
  • You know that your ancestors migrated from England, but need help tracking down their immigration records
  • You want to trace your roots back to England, but don’t know where to start in the US

From the 13 Original Colonies to London to Leicester, whether your ancestors were Lobsterbacks in the Revolutionary War or serfs under King Henry VIII, it's time to track down your English roots. Break into your British genealogy with this independent study course on Anglo ancestry designed to help students identify their English immigrant ancestors and pinpoint where exactly in Great Britain they came from.


  • Historical background on England, English immigrants, and how this may have effected your ancestors
  • How to explore US sources such as vital records, census records, church records, and others to track down your Anglo family
  • What to look for in naturalization records, customs lists, passenger lists and other emigration records
  • Key resources for searching within England, with strategies such as using maps and gazetteers, English-American genealogical organizations and more

This course assumes you understand the basic principles of genealogy and have done some research on your family history. If you’re a complete beginner, you should take our First Steps: Discover Your Family Tree course.

SKU T0162
File Type ZIP
Format Download

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