DNA research

26 September 2018

We talked to the DNA testing company about their new method for analysing customers' ethnicity

13 September 2018

Plus: TheGenealogist releases Lloyd George Domesday Survey records for Brent; FamilySearch adds 1858-1957 will index

12 July 2018

Plus: Irish Jewish Family History Database launches; GB1900 celebrates completion of map transcription project; Findmypast adds Cambridgeshire and Buckinghamshire records

03 May 2018

A family history DNA site was used to identify the suspected Golden State Killer - but what does this mean for the safety of our genetic data?

04 April 2018

An American boy suffering from a rare disease could be saved by the bone marrow of an ancestor’s modern family

21 December 2017

Plus: Findmypast offers free access to 98 million Atlantic immigration records; British Newspaper Archive reaches 23 million pages; Ancestry adds Dunfermline music institution registers

26 October 2017

Plus: Fife poorhouse records available on Ancestry; FamilySearch starts South Australian immigrant collection; Irish GRO confirms new record releases after IGRS raises concerns

06 June 2017

The Ethnicity Estimate brings the number of ethnic regions featured from 36 to 42 and is free to MyHeritage users

08 May 2017

The series will feature ordinary members of the public using DNA testing to solve their family mysteries 

24 April 2017

Debbie Kennett explains why DNA testing is increasingly important in family history research

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