Is that family story leading you astray?
Find out how your brickwall can be overcome by looking more critically at the information you have. Learn how to recognise potential pitfalls in those certificates and censuses. Take another look at the family story that has been passed down and find ways of checking the ‘facts’.
A regular contributor to Family Tree magazine, Mary has written articles on brickwalls and two series about online resources. She is one of the panel of experts on the Q&A page and submits ‘Brickwall Specials’ to this.