English Genealogy 101: Trace Your Ancestors from America to England

From the 13 Original Colonies to London to Liverpool, whether your ancestors were Redcoats in the Revolutionary War or peasants during the rule of House Plantagenet, it’s time to track down your English roots. Break into your British Isles genealogy with this 4-week course on Anglo ancestry designed to help students identify their English immigrant ancestors and pinpoint where exactly in England they came from.

Tuition:

$99.99 ($89.99 for VIP)

Course Length:

4 Weeks

Instructor:

Lisa A. Alzo

Dates:

View upcoming course schedule for dates


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Historical background on England, English immigrants, and how this may have effected your ancestors
  • How to explore US sources such as vital records, census records, church records, and others to track down your Anglo family
  • What to look for in naturalization records, customs lists, passenger lists and other emigration records
  • Key resources for searching within England, with strategies such as using maps and gazetteers, English-American genealogical organizations and more

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • This course assumes you understand the basics principles of genealogy and have done some investigation into your family history. If you are a total beginner, take the Discover Your Family Tree course before enrolling in this class.
  • You will get the most out of this course if you already know which specific ancestors or generation of your family came from England. For those who haven’t yet discovered this part of their family history, we recommend taking the Immigration Master Class first to help you identify your immigrant ancestors.

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