12 July 2024

MyHeritage French census records free access to 16 July

In celebration of Bastille Day, MyHeritage is allowing free access to its French census records until 16 July 2024.

Details can be found in this MyHeritage blog post.

01 July 2024

AncestryDNA & subscription special until 5 July 2024

AncestryDNA is again on sale. This time the offer comes with an optional extra - a 3 month World Heritage membership for another $1. (The $1 membership is only available when purchased with an AncestryDNA kit & only for new customers.)

This special is available until 11.59 pm on 5 July 2024.

11 June 2024

MyHeritage subscription discount until 15 July 2024

The NSW & ACT Association of FHS has negotiated a special price with MyHeritage for all NSW family history society members.

The 12 month PremiumPlus Family Site subscription is available for $114.50, representing a 50% discount. If you are interested, use this link.

The special applies until 15 July 2024.

07 June 2024

Free access to FindMyPast until Monday (UK time)

FindMyPast is allowing free access to most* of its records until 10am (London time). This includes the newspapers found in the British Newspaper Archive.

The latest LostCousins newsletter has all the details & hints to help with searching.

*The free access does not include the 1921 Census or TreeSearch.

30 May 2024

Price rise of English/Welsh BDM certificates

The General Register Office (UK) has increased its prices of birth, death & marriage certificates. The new prices for those usually ordered are:

Full certificate (posted) with index quoted - GBP12.50 (an increase of GBP1.50)

PDF (births & deaths only) - GBP8.00 (an increase of GBP1.00)

Online view digital image (births & deaths only, restricted years) - GBP3.00 (an increase of GBP0.50)

For those ordered through our Research Room, fees will now be $25 (certificate), $16 (PDF) & $6 (digital image)

The latest LostCousins newsletter has the full details of the new prices.

AncestryDNA sale until 6 June 2024

Yet another sale at AncestryDNA. This one expires at 11.59 pm on 6 June 2024. The details are here.

25 May 2024

LostCousins newsletter has several specials, all expiring soon

The latest newsletter from LostCousins has several specials - Ancestry & British Newspaper Archive - which may be of interest. Go here to read the newsletter. Please note the specials are only available for a few days.

MyHeritage French census records free access to 16 July

In celebration of Bastille Day, MyHeritage is allowing free access to its French census records until 16 July 2024. Details can be found in ...