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(13 Posts)
jusnoneed Fri 24-Aug-18 12:34:54

The website is free to use this weekend. I shall be seeing if anything new pops up for my family tree.

Nicenanny3 Fri 24-Aug-18 12:42:20

Thanks so much Jusnoneed for the information, will be having a look ?

Jalima1108 Fri 24-Aug-18 13:08:29

I will look to see if I can access any overseas records, thank you jusnoneed

Sparklefizz Fri 24-Aug-18 17:49:05

Has anyone had their DNA tested via Ancestry? My results came through today but I have a query about interpreting them. TIA.

Jalima1108 Fri 24-Aug-18 18:04:38

No, I haven't Sparklefizz, sorry

As I am a member of Ancestry I thought I'd take a look to see if I could access the worldwide records but no. The free weekend gives access to British and Irish records only. However, be warned that, even though I logged in as usual and tried to do some more research, I had an advert popping up continually - every time I went back to the research pages in fact. Over half an hour that was about 12 times and very, very annoying.

jusnoneed Fri 24-Aug-18 18:29:58

That advert is annoying, never had that before even on free weekends.

Jalima1108 Fri 24-Aug-18 18:36:21

It's not just me getting it then!

Sparklefizz Fri 24-Aug-18 18:59:59

Thanks Jalima

jusnoneed Sun 26-Aug-18 18:16:19

Spent the last three hours on there! No advert popping up today.

Jalima1108 Sun 26-Aug-18 18:59:57

Perhaps people complained about it.

Bossyrossy Sun 26-Aug-18 19:06:34

It’s always free to use Ancestry and other similar websites at your local library.

Jalima1108 Sun 26-Aug-18 20:39:23

I think you can access Worldwide too at the library.

Mercure Sat 20-Oct-18 19:52:51

Yes, I had mine done about 6 months ago and found several cousins had also had theirs done. I was able to confirm several ancestors on my tree were correct. smile