What are Hints?


Hints are potential matches in our records to the people on your tree and you will see a link to a hint by an orange circle containing a number which appears next to a person's name on your family tree.

When you click on the orange number icon, you will be taken to see any Hints that have been suggested for that person. Alternatively, you can click on the orange My Hints tab towards the top right of your Family Tree screen.

Hints are based on a number of factors, including names, date and place or births, marriages and deaths.  

We are launching Hints in a beta format and will be gathering customer feedback so that we can keep adding improvements over the coming weeks and months.

To begin with, Hints will be  available on our Birth, Marriage and Death records with other record collections being added to this new feature soon.

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