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Start Your Family Tree Week - Day 1

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Genes Advisor 26 Dec 2013 08:55

Thursday 26 December 2013

Happy Boxing Day, and welcome to Start Your Family Tree Week!

Throughout the week we will be posting daily Family History research hints and tips, plus we will be giving you the chance to win some great prizes in our daily competitions!

Today’s tip

You never know what you might find out from talking to your relatives. If you're meeting up with family then why not take along a handy question sheet or chart - that can be found to download by clicking this link to our Start Your Family Tree Week planner - and see how much of a family chart you can all fill in!

Today’s competition

Win a pair of tickets to the 2014 Who Do You Think You Are? Live show in London on 20-22 February! Genes Reunited will be there again this year on stand 631- where you will be able to chat to our expert genealogists, meet the Genes Reunited team, and preserve your family photos and documents using our scanning service. For more information about the show please visit the show’s website:

All you need to do for your chance to win the pair of tickets is email your answer to the following question to with ‘Day 1’ in the subject line:

“At the 2014 Who Do You Think You Are? Live show in February, Genes Reunited will again be at what number stand?”

Keep an eye out for our daily Start Your Family Tree Week Announcement board posts!

Have fun finding your family!

P.S. The competition closes at midnight on Sunday 5 January 2014, and the prize winner will be contacted by email by Friday 10 January. Good luck!