DNA Research and DNA Projects for Genealogy
DNA Research is becoming an increasingly important part of genealogy. As the techniques used in DNA analysis develop the greater the benefit to genealogists it becomes.
Several types of DNA tests are available, each capable of revealing different aspects of your ancestry. In some cases you may find that other people with the same surname have registered a one-name study with a particular DNA testing company. In these cases you may find ready-made links into other branches of your family tree.
We recommend that you explore and learn all you can about DNA testing before adding this branch of research into your portfolio, and as always, the links are provided subject to our terms and conditions.
Many researchers are publishing details of their own DNA Projects on their websites. Links to these can be found further down this page.
|Description:||Ancestry DNA - explore your ethnic heritage, and possibly find new cousins along the way.|
|Extra Info:||The AncestryDNA test is not yet available for purchase outside of the United States.|
|Description:||AncestryByDNA - Unlock the secrets hidden inside your DNA|
|Extra Info:||Find out more about yourself and your family through our unique DNA test.|
The following links are to websites that include information specific to one DNA Project usually covering either just one name, or a single geographical area.
|Classification:||Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, DNA Project, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate|
|Title:||AUDLEY Family History|
|Description:||AUDLEY Family History|
|Extra Info:||Research for the name AUDLEY and variants such as AIDLEY.|
|Title:||British Isles DNA Project|
|Description:||British Isles DNA Project|
|Extra Info:||The British Isles DNA Project is a dual (Y-DNA and mtDNA) project that is open to persons with a documented direct paternal or maternal lineage originating in the British Isles.|
|Classification:||DNA Project, One Name Study|
|Title:||Creer from the Isle of Man DNA Surname Study|
|Description:||This website has been established to support and promote a new science-based genealogical study to learn more about the history of the Creer family of the Isle of Man, by employing the new techniques of DNA analysis.|
|Title:||Manx Y-DNA project|
|Description:||Manx Y-DNA project|
|Title:||National Geographic's Genographic Project|
|Description:||National Geographic's Genographic Project|
|Extra Info:||Usingadvanced DNA analysis and working with indigenous communities to help answer fundamental questions about where humans originated and how we came to populate the Earth.|
|Title:||The International Society of Genetic Genealogy|
|Description:||An international society founded to promote the use of DNA testing in genealogy.|
|Extra Info:||The mission of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy is to advocate for and educate about the use of genetics as a tool for genealogical research, and promote a supportive network for genetic genealogists.|
|Title:||UlsterHeritage DNA Project|
|Description:||UlsterHeritage DNA Project|