Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Custom Made Badges

Custom made badges made to your design. We offer a choice of clip or the magnetic fastener which has no pins or clips and is a very powerful magnet.

We have no minimum order and can design your layout using your logo etc. Contact us for details.

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Chelsea Pensioners

You can now search and download Chelsea Pensioners' service records from 1883 to 1900 at

Sunday, 28 March 2010

Rotherham FHS Family History Fair

The Family History Fair held by Rotherham Family History Society was well attended yesterday in Rotherham. Sheffield FHS are holding theirs on April 24th and again should prove to be a popular day out for Family Historians.

For a list of Fairs across the UK visit our dedicated page.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Rimless LED Magnifier

This magnifier has excellent viewing properties having no rim and a bright LED light which illuminates the area with no hot spots.

Can I use a DNA test to research my family history?

Link to this page on Family Tree Folk to find out!

Family History Fairs this weekend

For all genealogists out there! There will be 3 Family History Fair events this coming weekend.
Saturday 27th March
York & District FHS Family History Fair - New Earswick, York 10am - 4pm
Rotherham FHS Family History Fair - Herringthorpe United Reformed Church, Rotherham 10am - 4pm
Sunday 28th March
East Anglia Family History Fair - St Andrews Hall, Norwich 10am - 4pm

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Discovering the secrets of a Dewsbury lady's diary

This site is worth a read for all genealogists/family historians

Memorabilia Pockets

If you want to preserve those small items and archive away safely you need to store in acid free pockets. Our memorabilia pockets are acid free polypropylene with an acid free adhesive. You can safely store your items small documents, cards, locks of hair etc in the pocket which has a resealable adhesive tab. Extremely useful for genealogy archiving or indeed any item you wish to preserve.

The packs come with an assortment of sizes (8 pockets).

Compact LED Booklight

Compact LED reading booklights in 4 stunning colours. Portable and slim design easily clips onto book pages. The LED never needs replacing and very energy efficient.

Use in the home, office or car when travelling.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Fresnel Lightweight Sheet Magnifiers

If you need a lightweight magnifier we have a choice of 5 sizes from a credit card up to a page size. All reasonable priced. Handy to keep the CC size in a purse or wallet and a bigger one on your desk or in your glove compartment for reading those maps!

Irish Roots Cafe

This is a useful site if you are researching your Irish ancestry. You can search a surname from 10,000 and it will give you a list of members who are researching the same surname. You need to register and become a member to contact the others but could help overcome that brick wall!

Tyrrell Family History Society

We have produced many custom made items for the Tyrrell Family History Society and are currently making them so more pens. The Tyrell FHS has been established over 30 years and has worldwide members researching this surname.

They are linked back to Sir Walter Tyrrell and hold regular "gatherings" in the New Forest and visit the Sir Walter Tyrrell memorial stone.

For more information visit their website.

For information on our custom service visit:

Monday, 22 March 2010

We have just been added to Scotland's Gengenie website

We have just exchanged a reciprocal link with Scotland's Gengenie website. Take a look at their links section. Useful Scottish researcher if your looking for Scottish ancestors.

Custom Genealogy Gifts - Family Reunions etc

Are you planning a Family Reunion and want some custom merchandise producing? We can make a variety of items for your event with no mimimum order. We can produce 1 or 1,000 in keyrings, magnets, mouse mats, coasters etc.

Take a look at the website examples

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Australian Electoral Roll

The Australian Electoral is complicated. Find out more with this link.

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Family History Fairs

Want to know about a Family History Fair near you. Check out our page of Fairs for 2010 on the Family Tree Folk website. Updated regularly.

Family History Research

Researching family history for a client from the NE now living in Canada. Have got back to 1805 on the maternal side already. Enjoying saturday afternoon - work but relaxing.

Archival Binders

Looking for an archival certificate binder? We stock a range of sizes, colours and also an economy one ideal for census pages. Top of the scale is a burgundy leather one.

Catch up with your archiving of your research

Well a rainy weekend in prospect. Time to look at archiving all those certificates and documents and preserving them in the correct storage products. Visit Family Tree Folk for all your genealogy archival supplies including acid free pens, glues and tapes.

Library Day

Well a day helping others with their Family History Research - free of charge. Pontefract & District Family History Society are having a help day at South Elmsall Library in Yorkshire from 09:30 today. If your local come along.

Friday, 19 March 2010

Acid Free Clear Photo Corners

Since we launched four new archival products this week we have been selling our acid free clear photo corners very fast. Everyone must be sorting their photos out this week.

Safe way to mount them whatever the occasion - not just Family History!

Thursday, 18 March 2010

pH Testing Pen for checking acidity of paper, card and documents

We have recently supplied The British Museum in London with our pH Testing Pens.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

New Archival products

Continually adding new products for the family historian or anyone wishing to preserve and archive precious material and documents.

Visit Family Tree Folk to see the complete range of acid free products and archival materials.

New this month - 4 new products:

Acid Free Memorabilia Pockets/ Acid Free Clear Photo Corners/ Acid Free Glue Stick/ Acid Free Tape Runner