January 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.

A step back in time

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 28 Jan 2011 17:00 : historical : 0 comments : 1604 views

This week in 1533 Henry VIII married his second wife Ann Boleyn; it became the most famous of all his six marriages and their daughter Elizabeth was one of the greatest Monarchs England has ever had.

We're getting older and living longer!

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 5 Jan 2011 17:00 : 0 comments : 1310 views

I am Estelle and I am the Genes Reunited product assistant. I read recently that the Department for Work and Pensions have announced some new statistics. They predict that one in 5 of us will live to see our 100th birthday.