Ancestry Adventures

Archive for the month “September, 2015”

The “New” Ancestry

Hello there,

Finally decided to try out “New” Ancestry, so as to get used to it. But like many others I am not all that keen on it. Functions & Tabs are missing, The ‘tree’ space is considerablely smaller, the tree printing is messed up.

The only aspect of “New” Ancestry I like are the Historical Insights. I think they’re really good. IMO there seem to be a few ‘levels’ of Historical Insights.

The obvious ones
– 1st & 2nd WWs
– Slavery

The “Oh didn’t think of that”
– Major rebellions (Swing Riots, Chartist) etc
– The Railway Boom
– Cholera Outbreaks

The “Oh didn’t know that
– 1911 Heatwave
– Smuggling During the Napoleonic Wars
– The Franklin Expedition

The sort of interesting
– Building the clock tower Big Ben
– Sports Matches

That’s all I have for now, so till next time, stay tuned for some more Ancestry Adventures!

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