I love using Street View as an aid to research places, it gives us a chance to visit places we generally wouldn’t get to visit 🙂
Using Google maps in Genealogy might sound kinda strange at first but it can be very handy and a valuable resource for those researching their family history. It most useful if you are planning an ancestry trip.
If one is planning an ancestry trip it is useful for getting an idea of a city or town. I know for example the town that my Grandma is from in Wales is quite small and mostly likely only accessible by motor vehicles. I used google maps with street view to find this information out.
For example, some records will give information such as addresses etc where one lived. If the address still exists, one can found the address and see what it looks like.
I have personally used Google maps with streetview myself for viewing cities towns etc that my family have come from. I find it more of a way of…
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