December 2012 - Genes News
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?
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!
Today we have added the Pedigree view to the tree. This means you can see the root person plus their parents, grandparents and great-grandparents all on one page. You can see the pedigree view for any person in your tree. Click on a person in your tree and then select Pedigree from the list of views at the top.