We asked the family history community for the best advice they'd ever heard when it comes to tracing ancestors. Their feedback, as always, was fantastic.

Who better to get tips on genealogy research from than the people who do it all the time? We took to our Facebook page and asked our followers what the best piece of advice they'd ever received was. We were inundated with replies, most of which are really useful rules for all genealogists to follow, whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned pro.

Here are our 10 Favourite Responses:

And finally...