November 2011 - Genes Reunited Blog

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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.

Find My Past: Jack the Ripper – 24th November 2011


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 25 Nov 2011 11:03 : find my past tv : 0 comments : 1981 views

This week Find My Past reunited three people whose ancestors were all linked in some way to Jack the Ripper. Jack the Ripper was the name given to the unknown serial killer who brutally murdered 5 prostitutes in the Whitechapel area of East London in 1888.


Find My Past: Mutiny on the Bounty – 17th November 2011


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 18 Nov 2011 15:14 : find my past tv : 1 comment : 1783 views

This week's episode of Find My Past focused on the Mutiny that occurred on board HMS Bounty on 28th April 1789.


Find My Past: D Day – 10th November 2011


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 16 Nov 2011 16:04 : find my past tv : 2 comments : 1572 views

The latest episode of the Find My Past TV Show featured the D-Day invasion. The show uncovered British troops on their way to Normandy to take part in the D-Day landings.


Find My Past: The Battle of Britain – 3rd November 2011


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 4 Nov 2011 13:18 : find my past tv : 1 comment : 1520 views

The Battle of Britain was the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces. From July 1940 coastal shipping convoys and shipping centres were the main targets until the Luftwaffe shifted its attacks to RAF airfields and infrastructure. As the battle progressed the Luftwaffe also targeted aircraft factories and ground infrastructure.