Claim a free Findmypast DNA kit at FGS 2019
· Exclusive to FGS attendees, Findmypast will be offering a FREE Findmypast DNA kit for every GEDCOM uploaded to the Findmypast family tree
· Upload your tree at the Findmypast booth (#110) to claim your free kit
· All free kits come preloaded with a complimentary 14-day subscription to Findmypast
Tuesday August 20th 2019
Findmypast DNA – the only test specifically designed to help make British & Irish family history discoveries – will be free to all those who upload a GEDCOM to the Findmypast Family Tree at the 2019 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference.
Exclusive to FGS attendees, this incredible offer is open to all who visitthe Findmypast booth (#110) in the Vendor Hall of the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC, between August 21st and August 24th.
The autosomal tests, available to buy online at https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/ for $89, come preloaded with a complimentary 14-day subscription to Findmypast’s vast archive of more than 9 billion historical records and newspaper articles.
It is first come, first serve while limited stocks last so attendees are advised to visit the Findmypast team as early as possible to ensure they don’t miss out.
Launched in partnership with fellow British brand, Living DNA in November 2019, this first of its kind service uses Living DNA’s unique test employing cutting-edge science to provide a breakdown of 21 regions across Britain and Ireland, connecting family history enthusiasts with the records they need to bring their ancestors’ stories to life.
As the only DNA test on the market to break down a person’s heritage into specific British and Irish regions and connect them with historical records, Findmypast DNA helps users to build a colourful picture of their roots. Whether you descend from Normans, Romans or Saxons, users can also access interactive maps showing the global movements of those who share their DNA, from 80,000 years ago all the way up to modern day.
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* Please note – free access to Findmypast records is only available to new and returning Findmypast customers and kits must be
To learn more about Findmypast DNA, please contact Alex Cox: email: acox Tel: 07464 946769
For more information about Living DNA, please contact Rhiannon Winfield: email: rhiannon, Tel: 01225 444 268
Findmypast is the British-owned world leader in online family history with over 8.4 million registered users across its family of brands, which include Findmypast, Genes Reunited, the British Newspaper Archive and Twile.
Its lead brand, also called Findmypast, is the home of the world’s most comprehensive online collection of British and Irish records, including:
· The largest online collection of UK parish records
· Twice the number of Irish records available on any other site
· The British Library’s vast collection of historical newspapers
· The exclusive Catholic Heritage Archive, a groundbreaking initiative that aims to digitize the historical records of the Catholic Church in North America, Britain and Ireland for the very first time
Findmypast is committed to making discoveries in the British Isles easier than ever before. It combines the best of British and Irish data with the knowledge of in house experts to provide a unique family history experience that guides researchers through every step of their journey.
At Findmypast privacy is top priority. The business is dedicated to looking after personal information safely and securely, which is why Living DNA is the brand’s chosen DNA partner.
About Living DNA
Living DNA is a collaboration of over 100 world-leading scientists, academic researchers and genetic experts from across the globe with the purpose of bringing cutting-edge DNA technology to the world.
The founders of the company, David Nicholson and Hannah Morden, saw an opportunity to show humanity that we are all made up of all of us and dissolve the concept of race. Living DNA was launched in 2016 after two years of intensive development, but its parent company, DNA Worldwide Group, has been operating since 2004.
Living DNA is the only existing DNA test that shows a percentage breakdown of ethnicities from 80 worldwide regions, including 21 in the UK, and four each in Italy, China and the Americas among indigenous populations. Living DNA is also the first to allow users to view their “ancestry family” at different points in history. With a strong focus on privacy and security, the company never sells your data and you maintain control of your personal and genetic information at all times