February 2013 - 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 have just added 2 lovely new videos to our YouTube channel.
Last night a few members of the Genes Reunited Team headed over to Olympia for the set up of our stand for Who Do You Think You Are? Live. WDYTYA is the biggest family history event in the world! As it’s so large, it takes months of work to design, create and organise the event, we started planning in October 2012, so it’s a fantastic feeling to finally see it all come together.
Just a very quick update to let you know that the Family Tree now shows the middle name of your relations, or an initial when the full name will not fit. We know this is something a lot of people have asked for, so we hope you find it useful.
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.