Genealogy is a great hobby but, sadly, too often those who are new to it try to ‘reinvent the wheel’. With so much that could be done, why not let this site give you a great start and then use your time to work on whatever interests you. If you come across something really interesting then we may be able to help you share that with others. Isn’t that what the Internet is for?

Our Families Database is one of the largest online databases of genealogical data, covering thousands of families. Response to the database was really positive back in 2002. Every year since then, more families have been added and many improvements have been made, with more of Genealogy’s traps identified & corrected and connections found between families. If you have not seen it before, do have a look at it. Even if you are already an experienced genealogist, it would be surprising indeed if you had looked at every family we have covered or source we have used.

In August 2015 we started work on simplifying the site. This involves replacing STIRNET HISTORIES with a section containing information that supports our focusing the site much more on GENEALOGY. For a short while there may be some ‘loose ends’, so apologies to you should you come across any of them, but we should sort those out reasonably quickly.