Nov 172016
 

FamilytreeDNA are having their biggest sale ever for the next week, so if you are interested in starting with DNA testing or buying a Christmas present for someone, this is a good week to start. Test prices on average are £25-30 off.

The FamilyFinder/autosomal test (for both males and females) is about £47 and Y-DNA tests are down by £30 (37 marker is £111).

See www.familytreedna.com for more details.

If you have Oxfordshire ancestry of at least 3 generations going back into the C19th before 1880 then you can get additional discounts on the male tests through our project www.familytreedna.com/public/oxfordshire.

Any queries on Oxfordshire DNA testing please contact dna@ofhs.org.uk

 

Mar 012016
 

The following names have been added to the Oxfordshire Surname Interest List, OXSIL, at www.oxsil.org.uk, during February 2016 :

BARNETT
BROOKS
CAKEBREAD
CHERRY
CLEMPSON
COOPER
EAGLES
FORTNAM
GIBBONS
GOODENOUGH
HARDY
HARRIS
HERITAGE
HOLLAND
JAMES
KERSEY
KING
PRESTON
TURFREY

Are any of these names of interest to you?  If so, use the search box at www.oxsil.org.uk to find those researching these names.  There are over 11,000 names on OXSIL – so well worth looking for other researchers with whom you may share ancestors.

Have you entered your surnames of interest?  To do so, use the dark blue “Add surnames” tab.  Although the website is primarily for Oxfordshire interests, it also acts as the Oxfordshire FHS Surname Interest List – if you’re an OFHS member you’re welcome to add your non-OXF surnames also.  Use the OFHS members tab.

OXSIL ‘s Admins are Paul Brazell & Bill Seary

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