Browsing the blog archives for August, 2011

Which is the best genealogy software package?

There is a wide choice of software available to store and research your family tree these days so which do you think is the best genealogy software or do you use a cloud application and use an online application or website such as those provided by or Genes Reunited?  


Is Your Genealogy Data Safe?

If you’re anything like me a lot of your genealogy research will be stored on a computer. Scanned and downloaded images, photos and PDFs of documents and certificates, notes and your family tree software data which represent hours, days, weeks, months or years of your research time. Unfortunately computers can suffer failures and events such […]


Welcome prospective Heir Hunters!

Welcome to our shiny new blog – Heir Hound began as a simple free service to save heir hunters (both professional and ‘amateur’) having to check the Bona Vacantia every week. Users sign up and create surname alerts and Heir Hound does the hard work of updating our system from the Bona Vacantia every week […]