March 2013 - 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.

The Real 'Call the Midwife'!


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 11 Mar 2013 16:44 : 0 comments : 551 views

We're all big fans of Call the Midwife here in the Genes office, and were very sad that last night saw the last episode of the second series. However, our latest family story featured on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/genesreunited, might get you through another week without a new episode. 


Getting Started - by our guest blogger David Annal


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 5 Mar 2013 14:42 : 3 comments : 2273 views

Tracing a family’s history; carrying out genealogical research; investigating your family tree: whatever you call it, the moment you decide to set out on the trail, you’re almost certain to find yourself hooked.  Where else will you find a hobby that allows you to become a detective, searching for clues in faded documents written hundreds of years ago? Which other pastime can take you on such an amazing voyage; unravelling mysteries from the past and discovering how your ancestors’ lives were touched by some of the great events from history?