IF you’re one of the millions who tune into programmes like ‘Who do you think you are?’, then you’ll know that researching family history is a hobby that’s booming in popularity.
Every day there seems to be a new website that helps you delve into the records of long-gone relatives, or new resources that help you while away a few minutes. Okay….hours.
Personally, until a few years ago, I didn’t get family trees, couldn’t see what the great attraction was to trawling back through the years.
Yes, I was an avid viewer of ‘Who do you think you are?’ but I had no interest in pursuing family trees as a hobby.
And then things changed...
*Read Debbie Orme’s full feature in this week’s Antrim Guardian