Peter Christian - Biography
Peter Christian was born and grew up in London. After a career in academia - first as a linguist, then as an IT specialist - he now devotes his time to writing and lecturing on the use of the internet in family history.
He has been researching his own genealogy for over 30 years and first put his family tree on the web in 1995. From 1996 to 2001 he was editor of the Society of Genealogists' computer journal Computers in Genealogy, and was also responsible for setting up the Society's first web site.
For many years a regular internet columnist for Ancestors Magazine, he is the author of a number of genealogy books, including the best-selling The Genealogist's Internet and Census: The Expert Guide.
He is a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists and one of the Trustees of Genuki.