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Two million people across Britain have started the task of researching their family history. But for the amateur genealogist it’s a daunting task. Where do you start? Here are some tips to help you get started.

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Heledd Cynwal

In this new series, Heledd Cynwal and Perthyn’s team of experts from the National Library of Wales Aberystwyth put your family stories under the microscope.

Wherever you go in the world the Welsh are famous for asking who are you and where are you from? Tracing our family history is almost a national obsession, and in this series Perthyn will delve into the history of eight families.

Do you have a fascinating story in your family history and need help to find out more? Contact Perthyn:

For advice on how to discover more about your roots, contact the National Library of Wales’s specialist Family History team.

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