I have been trying trace my family tree. It’s not easy, since my ancestors were labouring people, who left few records. But I have made some progress, using the free, non-profit FamilySearch website.
My family tree is public, excepting the entries for living people, so you can take a look if you are interested. If you would like to help me expand it, please do! FamilySearch records are publicly editable.
Here are some starting point links (you will need to create a free FamilySearch account in order to access them):
My maternal grandfather, John Brown