10 Places Across The World That Help You Trace Your Ancestors
We all know where our parents and grandparents came from, what they did,
where they grew up and when they were born. But how many of us know about our
great grandparents or our grandparents’ grandparents? We don’t know much, let's
be honest. But what if we told you that there are places where you can find out
about them? You’d be more than happy to go.
Pack your bags now, because we bring you 10 places that will help you trace your
1. Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
In India, Haridwar is the biggest genealogical centre. About 300 hereditary
priests or pandas, as they are known, are still at work. You’ll find them
sitting under thick banyan trees, with huge registers that have your family
records. Although it can take you a long time to find your family priest, if you
do manage, you’ll have answers to every ancestral question you have. In fact,
you could update your own family scroll with your details which would help
future generations trace their family history.