During this Christmas holiday season Findmypast are helping you get started with your family tree.

While starting a family tree can seem intimidating, especially when you think about the long hours of research and detail needed to make it perfect. That’s why Findmypast wants to help make your family tree building as easy as possible.

Their FREE family tree builder, has lots of useful features that will make your experience easier and a whole lot of fun. But, like any new hobby, it may take some getting used to. You just need to register to make an account if you don’t already have one.

Below are the basics you need to know in order to begin creating your family tree. First up, an introductory video, followed by step-by step guides with helpful animations showing exactly how to do what’s being described.

So if you’re ready to get going, let’s do it. Head on over to https://www.findmypast.com.au/family-tree and just follow the prompts.

Note: be sure to check the privacy settings of your tree. If you’re thinking you want it private, you don’t want to discover that it’s actually public later.


Once you’ve started your tree you can grow it by delving into Findmypast’s fascinating records and discovering your ancestor’s stories in amongst their 8 billion records, many to their site.

As a special Christmas holiday offer Findmypast are offering users 50% off a one month subscription.

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This offer is valid until Thursday, 3 January 2019, 23.59pm GMT time,
which is Friday, 4 January 2019, 10.59am AEST.

Terms & Conditions: You must register and pay for your subscription before 23.59pm GMT, 3 January 2019. The discount can only be used once per user and can only be redeemed using a valid credit/debit card. After the initial discounted period, your subscription will automatically renew at full price unless you switch off auto-renew on the ‘My subscription’ page when logged into the site.