Welcome to the new Genes Reunited blog!
- We regularly add blogs covering a variety of topics. You can add your own comments at the bottom.
- The Genes Reunited Team will be writing blogs and keeping you up to date with changes happening on the site.
- In the future we hope to have guest bloggers that will be able to give you tips and advice as to how to trace your family history.
- The blogs will have various privacy settings, so that you can choose who you share your blog with.
The British Newspaper Archive
Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?
Some of you may know Susanne from the boards. She welcomed our talented production crew in to her home, and shared her top tips and advice on camera. She will be back in a number of other videos, and we are looking for more Genes Reunited members to feature in similar films. Whether you have advice you would like to share, or an amazing family story to tell, get in touch if you would like to be the star of our next video.
We can't believe that it's that time of year again already! This weekend sees the Who Do You Think You Are live show taking place from Friday the 22nd February to Sunday the 24th at Olympia in London. And we are going to be there!
Every family has a story... what’s yours?
Carly Butler is embarking on an epic journey to trace her grandmother's footsetps from England to Canada.
We are very proud to announce the launch of the Genes Reunited YouTube channel:
Here on Genes Reunited you probably already know that you can build your tree for free and hopefully you have been adding names to it as you have been researching your family history. Sometimes, though, it is good to just sit down and write it all down the old-fashioned way.
We've all had to start our research at some point and we know just how tricky it can be. BMDs, Census records, ancestors, descendants, pedigree - there's just so much to take in!
We are extremely excited here in the office today as we have just added Scottish records to the site. We have the Scottish census collection from 1841 right the way through to 1901. So, for those of you with Scottish ancestry you can now start filling in the gaps.
We are pleased to announce that you can now purchase gift subscriptions for all of your family history friends.
With only 11 days left until Christmas, we thought it was about time we added some festivity to the logo. When deciding what Christmassy additions to make this year, we started thinking about what else we have done in the past. There has been Santa hats, falling snow, snowflakes, snowmen and holly. This year we've gone with baubles. Post your suggestions below for next years festive theme!