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My family, and other mysteries

10 March, 2017 (20:51) | Family Tree | By: Ian Burdon

Further to the post of 17 Feb, this map indicates nicely the spread of my antecedents, or at least the genetic markers they carried, over the past 10 generations or so. This represents the identified parts of the admixture of my autosomal DNA. It will be different for my sisters, in proportion at least, because […]


17 February, 2017 (09:59) | Family Tree | By: Ian Burdon

I had an update from LivingDNA on my autosomal heritage. They increased the time period out from 6 generations to 10; the big 4 regions are unchanged inĀ  % terms, but South Central England and Cornwall have appeared in the mix at 7.5% and 3.6% respectively. As I said in the original post, I’m from […]

Who Do You Think You Are?

13 February, 2017 (19:56) | Family Tree | By: Ian Burdon

I had a DNA test done. It was a spur of the moment thing, out of curiosity more than anything else, and I’ve got the results back. I used a new company called Living DNA and the process was simple: buy the kit, take a couple of mouth swabs, post them off, and wait. Do […]