This is the latest version of 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. by 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, an add-on for Family Historian (FH) is a comprehensive genealogy software product published by Calico Pie Limited.. This version deals with 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., Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Death, and Burial/Cremation 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.. It is has been updated to support new features in ƒh v7 including rich-text and Family Historian Version 7 introduced the ability to define sources using ‘Source Templates’ to aid precision and consistency in entering source-identifying information. .
Ancestral Sources makes adding source entries to ƒh much quicker and easier to achieve. Simply enter the record details and allow Ancestral Sources to do all the hard work of creating Census, Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Death, Burial, An occupation is defined in the GEDCOM standard as: ‘The kind of activity that an individual does for a job, profession, or principal activity’., and other Facts are one of the key concepts at the heart of Family Historian; they are how you record the things that happened to, or described, each ancestor (Individual). linked via A link between a source and a fact, documenting Where within the source you find information being “cited” to support the fact/conclusion. to Sources and When you add a picture, video, sound recording, document file etc into a Family Historian project, a Media record is created to represent that media item within the project; the Media record includes a link to the actual Media file..
You can see a list of all the features in this and earlier versions of Ancestral Sources on the Version History page.
The 32 bit version is for 32-bit operating systems, and works with all supported versions of Windows.
The 64 bit version is for 64-bit operating systems, and works with all supported versions of 64 bit Windows.
Both require the Microsoft .Net 4.8 framework, which is almost certain to already be on your computer, but if it isn’t then you should be prompted to download it. Alternatively this can be downloaded from Microsoft: Microsoft .Net 4.8
Click on the appropriate link below to download and save file, then double click it to install, which needs Windows Administrator privileges.
Your web browser may produce standard warnings such as “this app was blocked because it could harm your device” but these can be safely ignored. The warnings are because it is not a commonly downloaded application when considered on a world-wide scale. You may need to select options such as Actions or More Options or Run Anyway or Keep or Keep Anyway. See the Solving Windows Defender and Edge Browser blocking Ancestral Sources page for more information about how to deal with Windows security systems blocking Ancestral Sources.
When running AS for the first time, if you get error messages reporting that the settings files could not be created, try running it again by right-clicking on the Ancestral Sources shortcut and selecting ‘Run as Administrator’. You should only need to do this the first time it runs. However, if this doesn’t solve it you should read the Solving Windows Defender and Edge Browser blocking Ancestral Sources page where it explains how to solve the problem: Ancestral Sources blocked from accessing documents.