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?




Society news

Next Meeting

Our meetings have resumed, and are open to all, not just those within range of Isleworth. See our new Meetings page . Our July talk will be given by Janet Few on 'Sons of the Soil: Tracing your Agricultural Labouring Ancestors'.

Next Fair

Our attendance at fairs is severely impacted by the coronavirus situation. The next fair still on schedule is not until September.

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.


Previous news


Recent updates

2-July-2020

Committee minutes for May 2020 added to Members Area.

19-June-2020

New image (and tip) of the month.

12-June-2020

The Meetings page has been updated and now shows our new programme of virtual talks.

7-June-2020

The Memorial Inscriptions of St. George, Hanworth are added.

22-May-2020

New image (and tip) of the month.

17-May-2020

See our Access Exchange Journals page. You can now see all issues of the Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador journal.


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