Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

If you just want some guidance, then have a look below on how you can get my help to do it yourself.

Webinars & Guides

I have a growing number of webinars for you to watch and guides for you to read, available on my website for you to purchase.

Many of these are step by step, how-to webinars and guides.

Click here to see them now:


Workshops & Presentations

If you want to hear me speak live or via Zoom, click here to find where I'll be speaking in the future. 


Online Recordings

I have a number of recordings available online through various websites for you to watch.


Legacy Family Tree Webinars

These webinars are available to those who have a subscription to the website where you will find 100's of webinars (not just mine).

Click here to subscribe to an annual membership.


A Step Through Time(lines)

Timelines are a great tool for gathering together your research on an ancestor and their family. Learn tips and tricks on creating these and using them in your research and when you publish your family story.

Finding Families in New Zealand

We don’t have any major collections of census records in New Zealand, so how else can you find families in New Zealand. Looking at the use of electoral rolls and school records to add to your family history.

Four Sources for New Zealand Family History

Beyond Births, Deaths and Marriages, this talk looks at four sources for tracing your New Zealand family. Covering: Cemetery Research, Probates & Wills, Shipping to New Zealand and Newspapers

Four More Sources for New Zealand Family History

Looking at The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, New Zealand Electoral Roll's, the 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition and World War I military records.

The 1939 Register for Family HIstorians

Following on from the declaration of War, on September 29th 1939, the details of the population of Great Britain and Northern Ireland were recorded and identity cards were issued. Findmypast (and others) has published the registers for England and Wales. This talk will look at searching the 1939 Register and what to do with the information you find.



Ancestry - Family History Fridays

Facebook Live with Michelle Patient - Recordings available:




Rootstech (free to view)

They Came on Boats: 19th and 20th Century Immigration to New Zealand

Final Resting Place in New Zealand

Tracing ANZACs and Their Families

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