Friday 21 December 2012

Start Your Family Tree Week with free FindmyPast credits

From Brightsolid's team:

Start Your Family Tree Week - 26 Dec 2012 – 1 Jan 2013

Christmas is rapidly approaching and with all the family gathered around to celebrate the festivities it is the perfect time to question older generations and listen to their fascinating stories from the past.

Due to the past success Start Your Family Tree Week is back for its third year. From 26th December to 1st January, Genes Reunited and will be helping members start their family trees with special offers, free getting started guides, discounts and competitions for the chance to win fantastic prizes!

Genes Reunited has some great prizes on offer during the week, competitions will be posted on the message boards and Facebook page. To see the Genes Reunited getting started guides, visit will be offering 50 free credits to get involved with the fun and to start searching records, coupled with quiz questions, guides and templates that make getting started as simple as can be! Experts are by no means left out in the cold either, with more advanced questions alongside beginners’ tasks and a “brick wall challenge day” will be held on Facebook and Twitter on the 31st December! The entire week’s calendar of activities can be found at

NB: FindmyPast Ireland is also in on this - they're offering a Blackberry and a year long subscriptions in a competition - see


Having a Christmas present crisis?! Check out my range of genealogy books at - perfect for the family historian's Christmas stocking...! Also now out - new Kindle edition of Tracing Your Family History on the Internet, from


  1. Hello

    Are the 50 credits free for registered FMP users?