These videos have been produced by the author of Ancestral Sources, Nick Walker is the author of Ancestral Sources, used with Family Historian (FH) to standardize the entry of Census, Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Death, and Burial/Cremation records for England, Scotland, Wales, US, Ireland, and Canada. Custom templates can be created within. They all have captions/sub-titles available if you struggle to understand his northern-english accent! The videos are also available in the Ancestral Sources YouTube Channel. When viewing a video below you can turn on captions and show the videos in full screen by clicking on the appropriate buttons.
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Introduction to Ancestral Sources (Level: Beginner)
An introduction to Ancestral Sources is a utility written by Nick Walker, designed to be used in conjunction with Family Historian to allow faster, more convenient creation of Census, Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Death and Burial/Cremation records. , a companion product for use with Calico Pie’s Family Historian. This video illustrates how to save a Census records are national collections of population statistics. They usually record details about members of a household on a particular date, and are typically collected every ten years. record in Ancestral Source: “where information was found”. This could be anything from an archive in a county records office, a book, or even a relative’s recorded recollection. Citing your Sources helps to show how you reached a particular conclusion about an Individual. and shows where this data subsequently appears in Family Historian.
All about sources in Family Historian (Level: Beginner)
This video attempts to explain all about sources in Family Historian! What are sources? What is a A link between a source and a fact, documenting Where within the source you find information being “cited” to support the fact/conclusion.? What is the difference between a splitter (method 1) and lumper (method 2) source? What are generic and Family Historian Version 7 introduced the ability to define sources using ‘Source Templates’ to aid precision and consistency in entering source-identifying information. ? What is a rich-text source? If you haven’t used Ancestral Sources then please watch the Ancestral Sources Introduction video first (above).
Using Family Historian Templated Sources in Ancestral Sources (Level: Beginner)
This video explains how to create templated sources in Ancestral Sources. If you haven’t used Ancestral Sources then please watch the Ancestral Sources Introduction video first (above).
Ancestral Sources Census Source Conversion (Level: Experienced)
This video explains how to use the Census Source Conversion facilities introduced in Ancestral Sources 7.5 to convert plain text census sources to rich text and/or generic census sources to templated sources.