RootsChat was launched 31st December 2003 as a free forum to discuss family history and local history research. The site is indexed by Country and County with the emphasis on the United Kingdom and gives members a safe place to communicate, as email addresses are not revealed. RootsChat is a free site, we receive Thanks from happy researchers in the form of postcards


RootChat Most Popular Topics

  • Photograph Restoration users are able to upload photographs for restoration and dating.
  • Tutorials on colourizing Black and White Photographs.
  • How to conserve Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes.
  • Gravestones and Cemeteries reading gravestones and understanding symbols.
  • Caretaking, protecting and cleaning Memorials.
  • Graves in Grave danger!
  • Social History the reading and understanding of daily life that really entices the real story to our dates and names of Ancestors. Understanding occupations and trades.
  • World War History Medal Records, internment camps.
  • Immigration and Emmigration Organisation and presentation of Family History.
  • One Name Studies and Surname interest Table 
  • Chat to other researchers live using the Chatterbox