This week's top special offers and discounts for family historians

By Guest, 5 December 2019 - 11:03am

From DNA test to annual subscriptions, we take a look at the unmissable Black Friday special offers from family history companies

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Last updated Thursday 28 November 2019

DNA tests
DNA testing is an exciting new way to explore your family tree, offering the chance to understand your ethnicity and connect with new family members. Many major DNA testing companies are offering discounts in the runup to Christmas, so it's the perfect time to try a test for yourself or give it as a gift for someone else. 

Ancestry DNA
Was: £79
Now: £59
Offer ends: 24 December

Was: £79
Now: £39 
Offer ends: Unknown

23andMe DNA
Was: $99 (Ancestry + Traits)/ $199 (Health + Ancestry)/ $499 (VIP Health + Ancestry)
Now: $79/ $129/ $429
Offer ends: 26 December

Was: £79
Now: £69
Offer ends: 16 December

Not sure which DNA test is right for you? Discover the pros and cons with our guide


Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine digital issue
From 6 to 8 December, get our March 2019 issue completely free inside our official iOS app! Install the app and download your free issue here:

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine back issues
Was: £3.66 per issue
Now: Free
Offer ends: 8 December


RootsIreland is one of the best Irish family history sources on the web, with over 22 million records, including the most comprehensive collection of Roman Catholic records available. Don't miss 25% off a 12-month subscription with this special offer.

RootsIreland 12-month subscription
Was: £198
Now: £148
Offer ends: 9 December


Genealogy Guys Learn
The Genealogy Guys, George G. Morgan and Drew Smith, are recognised family history speakers, authors, podcasters, and bloggers. Their new subscription genealogy education website, Genealogy Guys Learn, launched this year and contains written lessons and video presentations for all levels of genealogists. To take advantage of their subscription offer, simply enter the code Holiday19 at the checkout.

Genealogy Guys Learn 12-month subscription
Was: $99
Now: $79
Offer ends: 11.59pm EST, 14 December


Cambridgeshire Family History Society
Cambridgeshire FHS is one of the most active family history societies in the country, and now they're running a special offer on their volunteer data transcriptions! All CDs and downloads over £2.50 - including parish registers, censuses, nonconformist records and vaccinations - are on sale with 20% off.

Cambridgeshire data
20% off
Offer ends: 25 December 




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