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Friday, 21 December 2012

Genes Reunited / Find My Past: Start Your Family Tree Week


The Essex Society for Archaeology and History is not a family history organisation, however readers of 'ESAH160' might be interested in this Press Release / e mail from Genes Reunited.

Start Your Family Tree Week - 26 Dec 2012 – 1 Jan 2013

Christmas is rapidly approaching and with all the family gathered around to celebrate the festivities it is the perfect time to question older generations and listen to their fascinating stories from the past. 

Due to the past success Start Your Family Tree Week is back for its third year.  From 26th December to 1st January, Genes Reunited and findmypast.co.uk will be helping members start their family trees with special offers, free getting started guides, discounts and competitions for the chance to win fantastic prizes!

Genes Reunited has some great prizes on offer during the week, competitions will be posted on the message boards and Facebook page.  To see the Genes Reunited getting started guides, visit www.genesreunited.co.uk/static.page/syftw

Findmypast.co.uk will be offering 50 free credits to get involved with the fun and to start searching records, coupled with quiz questions, guides and templates that make getting started as simple as can be! Experts are by no means left out in the cold either, with more advanced questions alongside beginners’ tasks and a “brick wall challenge day” will be held on Facebook and Twitter on the 31st December! The entire week’s calendar of activities can be found at http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/start-your-family-tree-week/index

For further information, please contact:

Natasha White
Genes Reunited

Myko Clelland
findmypast.co.uk

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