DNA Testing

Using DNA test kits as a family research tool is much talked about, and it is hard to know if it is likely to help one's own family research. There is always a cost involved. The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS), with whom we are affiliated, made a serious study of DNA testing in 2018, and produced a most informative report at the end of the year. If you are wondering whether to use one of these tools it is highly recommended that you take a look at their report.

The report is titled 'Can DNA Tests Help You?'. Here is the link: Can DNA Tests Help You?

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Notice Board

The Notice Board was last updated on 27th June 2022.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is a hybrid Zoom meeting, the speaker being at St. John's Centre, Isleworth, and members being remote or at St. John's, to be held on Thursday 21st July 2022. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Rob Kayne titled Old London Bridge: the one with the houses on top.

Next Fair

Our next family history fair is The Family History Show on 24th September 2022.

Next Advice Session

Advice sessions run at Feltham Library have had to be suspended, but advice may be requested by email. See the Advice page.


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17-June-2022

New image (and tip) of the month.

20-May-2022

New image (and tip) of the month.

9-May-2022

Digitised journals now go back to 1988, all fully indexed

7-May-2022

The Committee minutes for March 2022 added to Members Area.

29-April-2022

A Books for sale page is added.


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