Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts for Genealogists


The family historian in your life will enjoy these ideas to organize their family tree, make their next research trip more productive, or show off their love of investigating the past!

  1. A membership to the New England Historic Genealogical Society – definitely worth visiting during the year, but even if you don’t live nearby they have awesome digital collections that they are always adding new databases to!
  2. Show off your love of books with this Book Nerd enamel pin.
  3. Genealogists will love this fascinating new biography about the lives of the five victims of Jack the Ripper, using a wonderful plethora of genealogical resources – The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
  4. RootsMagic, a fantastic genealogy program for your family tree!
  5. Wise words from Hermione Granger on a tote bag for all your visits to the archives: When In Doubt, Go To The Library.
  6. For your next on-site visit to the library or archives, the Flip-Pal mobile scanner make copying your resources a breeze, and is so portable and handy.
  7.  This pack of six clipboards helps keep all your miscellaneous genealogy notes and bits and bobs organized.
  8.  Turn your family tree into beautiful posters with awesome graphic designs by FamilyTreePrints.
  9.  Etsy artist Foxbairn creates gorgeous custom family trees on wood slices that make amazing heirloom pieces.
  10. Rock a Genealogist t-shirt to your next genealogy conference or library visit!

And be sure to check out these other gift ideas for all the history lovers in your life this holiday season!

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