Getting started with Findmypast

Getting started with Findmypast

Whether it's getting started with your free family tree builder, finding your family amongst our 8 billion+ records or letting us find your family for you through Hints, your journey starts here.

1. Get started with your free family tree

1. Get started with your free family tree

The Findmypast family tree builder is free and easy to use and comes with some rather handy features. They’ll help you to not only store the information you’ve already discovered about your family, but also to find out more about your relatives, past and present.

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3. Hints

3. Hints

This is our not-so-secret weapon that explores our records on your behalf, identifying potential matches to the people on your tree and even suggesting new relatives for you to add, making it easier and more rewarding than ever to break down brick walls and build a brilliant family tree.

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1. Getting started with family trees

1. Getting started with family trees 1. Getting started with family trees

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2. Browse our records

2. Browse our records 2. Browse our records

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3. Hints - Let us find your family

3. Hints - Let us find your family 3. Hints - Let us find your family

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