Researching a line of your family history

One Line Research

Using examples from our own family tree some of the one line options are shown below.

For example the paternal line would research father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather. In this example the line follows the surname of Paterson.

Paternal Line Research


Alternatively the female line can be researched – mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother .

Maternal Line Research


Of if you have a surname you are specifically interested in that line can be traced – see the example for Nicholson below.  The line starts with the female line of Catherine Nicholson then follows her father’s line.

Alternative research line


For details of the information included in the report click here research packages