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Michelle Leonard
Professional . Genetic Genealogist. Historian. Writer. Speaker. Fromelles Project. WW1. 💜 using to solve mysteries
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
That's it from the team at for another week folks! See you next Tuesday! Have a great "genie" week
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
Agree - one of the best!
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
'My Ancestry Test Revealed a Genetic Bombshell' - interesting testing story!
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
There is a new compact chromosome browser on GEDMatch genesis courtesy of - you can read all about it in her blogpost
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
The lecture schedule for this year's conference in as part of is now out! It's going to be another fabulous three days of talks taking place 19th-21st Oct at the RDS
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
If you have enough matches over 50cM to concentrate on then you're doing exactly the right thing - you'll get more out of them than the lower matches. Some aren't that lucky though so have to set sights a bit lower
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
Ok will do - thanks for the tip! I was shedding quite a few years during the Boy George one so I'm sure this will get me too! x
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
Yep me too - it will be interesting to see the beta up and running
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
Yes you can upload it direct via or at via their new collaboration. Looking forward to their matching feature which is coming soon
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
I've got it downloaded to watch later on - looking forward to it!
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
Roberta has a series of articles on DNA Painter too you can read here
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
There are quite a lot of helpful blog posts Tara and Blaine's YouTube video: although there have been additions and improvements to the site since he made that it will still give you a good overview
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
There is a brand new page on the wiki covering the legal situation for the donor conceived in the UK
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Family Tree Aug 14
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
The summer sale is also in full swing - here's a list of all the discounts on offer. Sale ends 31st August
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Family Tree Aug 14
Good evening A brand new blog from 'What if a relative is missing from a census?' - lots of great advice!
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
There are some summer testing sales on at the moment - in the UK are offering 25% off which reduces the price of their test down to £59 + £9.99 shipping. Sale ends 21st August
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Tara (Ra Boom di Ay) Aug 14
Sometimes people like me come to bursting with excitement because we've finally found out who our great-great grandparents are. Other times we're looking for consolation about the dead ends we've followed. It's like a support group for amateur & professionals alike
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Michelle Leonard Aug 14
Welcome to another quickfire ! I'm looking forward to all of this week's chat, hints, tips and surprises. If you have a query just tag me as always. Please don't forget to use our hashtag on each tweet and get re-tweeting!
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Michelle Leonard Aug 11
Replying to @kittymcooper
It's fantastic - thanks Kitty!
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