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History is fascinating and the history of one's own family, one's personal heritage, is even more so. Genealogy is all about finding out who your ancestors were and how they lived - and you never know, maybe seven generations down, you'll find some nobility or a common ancestor with a famous person. Learn the basics here or test your knowledge, just as you like.
11 Genealogy quizzes and 110 Genealogy trivia questions.
  Know Your Genealogy Record Sources - 10 questions - 7 mins
Finding your ancestors and their story, which is part of the fabric of your life, involves searching a myriad of records. Each question in this quiz will mention records you might search to identify pieces of your genealogical puzzle.
Difficult, 10 Qns, CliftonClowers, Sep 16 10
CliftonClowers gold member
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  UK Genealogy - 10 questions - 2 mins
Here is a first genealogy quiz for you all to try. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, debbi2k, Jun 22 13
2239 plays
The Church of England parish is the smallest unit of local government in England and has a parish church, whose registers are extremely useful in family history.
Tough, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Jun 29 07
405 plays
For people who have English ancestry, do you know how to go about researching your family?
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Jun 09 18
Jun 09 18
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  English Family History II: The Censuses - 10 questions - 4 mins
The censuses of England and Wales are a fruitful source of information about your family, as well as containing many clues that will help you get further back in time. Original hand-written returns are the primary source; transcriptions are also found.
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Mar 09 22
Mar 09 22
501 plays
The Church of England parish is the smallest unit of local government in England and has a parish church, whose registers are extremely useful in family history.
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Mar 27 15
418 plays
  English Family History V: other sources - 10 questions - 4 mins
Apart from the main sources (censuses, civil registration and parish registers) there are a lot of other sources that may tell you things about your ancestors.
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Jul 20 22
Jul 20 22
467 plays
  Genealogy: The Basics - 10 questions - 6 mins
Beginning an investigation into your family's past can be daunting to many people. Here are a few basics to keep in mind.
Tough, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Jul 23 19
Jul 23 19
234 plays
  German Roots - 10 questions - 3 mins
If you were searching for your ancestors in Germany, these words would be helpful to know.
Average, 10 Qns, catamount, Nov 12 08
811 plays
  Genealogy Part 2 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here's the second genealogy quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, debbi2k, Feb 19 22
Feb 19 22
1399 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What information makes up a burial entry of a typical 19th century parish register?

From Quiz "Genealogy Part 2"

  English Family History VI: Wills - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Last Will & Testament of an ancestor is probably the most fascinating and informative source document you can discover. Here are some questions to test your knowledge of this subject.
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Jun 29 07
605 plays
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