Genealogy FAQs


This is a list of the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and other regular postings written by the author which are posted to the soc.genealogy.* group of newsgroups. If you have any comments or changes, or any suggestions for new topics to be included, or you would like to write a note for inclusion in the archive, then please contact John Woodgate, (

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Copyright (c) 1999 by John Woodgate. All rights reserved.

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Changes For This Version (5th July 1999)
Updated the layout and contents.
Removed the tutorials as there are more recent versions on the GENUKI site.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Basic newsgroup and mailing list "Netiquette"
  2. Getting started
  3. The Genealogy Meta-Faq - A Guide To FAQs
  4. soc.genealogy.misc Faq
  5. soc.genealogy.britain Faq
  6. Professional Researchers Part 1 - England & Wales
  7. Professional Researchers Part 2 - Scotland
  8. Professional Researchers Part 3 - Ireland
  9. Professional Researchers Part 4 - Rest of the World
  10. Professional Researchers Part 5 - General Services

Other Regular Postings

  1. Contents of the archive

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