Welcome to the Richardson Surname Tree

The Richardson Collection

Together with your relatives, build up the Collection to discover the past and benefit future generations.   Check out the Richardson Collection here.

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Start with your immediate family

Add your relatives and descendants

Include tidbits and photos

Add certificates and documents to the Library

Link documents to relatives with mentions

Check out the tutorials

Get serious

On the Surname Tree, you and your relatives contribute recollections on the various branches of your family into a single collection of information and documents, creating a unique and lasting heritage for future generations

The curators pay the subscriptions so you do not have to pay anything, but we would like you to contribute in any way you can, adding information, photos or anecdotes to build up the biographies and celebrate every ancestor.

Your Collection

Anyone can see and search the family tree

Your relatives have free access to everything

Outsiders can only see limited information about a relative

Visitors need a Day Pass for full access to all content and to visit the Library

Non-relatives can also purchase access to any documents in the Library

Discover your ancestors

Find the unknown and unexpected influences on your life

The Richardson collection now has 1231 relatives marrying into 344 families.


Join to contribute

Contribute your documents, photos and anecdotes.


Join to discover

Discover more about your family as other relatives contribute.

The Surname Tree FAQ

The Surname Tree is full of original features and a powerful search engine

Everyone can contribute

Every one of your relatives has a photo of interest, or a tale to tell

Every relative goes free

Curators can give any relative full and free access to content and documents.

Create TST Documents

Transcribe, add relative links and create searchable PDFs.

All content can be searchable

Visitors see search results then pay to see full content.

Make your Introduction count!

Use your Intro page to introduce the most interesting parts of your family tree.

Find any relative easily

Search on christian name or surname on the Names page.

Use Themes to create your main pages

Themes such as People, Places and Professions can highlight your most interesting relatives.

Curators and relatives

Any relative can add content, any curator can administer content.

Get Started on your own Surname tree

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