Family history: searching for one’s roots

A brief, simple introduction to family history and how to get started

Genealogy, often referred to as family history, can be thought of as the study of a family’s origins, history, or stories. It was often used by royalty and nobility to showcase or trace their lineage. Descent from ancient kings, queens…



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Shawn Seah

Singaporean writer and public speaker, passionate about education, social issues, and local history and community stories.