Real Life Stories

  • At our family get-together this summer we found ourselves sharing our experiences over a wide range like what foods we preferred, what sort of holidays we liked best and lots of other things. I guess we were searching for similarities between us…

    LL , Boston MA, USA
  • I was one of the early customers of Oxford Ancestors in 2001 when I found out that I was descended from Ursula, one of the Seven Daughters of Eve. Last year I decided as a retirement project to connect as many ‘Ursulans’ as possible among my…

    MMcA, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • I am adopted. When I was told, I wanted to trace my parents and thought about having a DNA test in order to do so. However when it came to it is, I realised that my desire to trace my parents was not so much to identify or even meet up with them but…

    MF, Fairbanks, Alaska
  • You determined me to be a descendent of Helena. Not too surprising; the only thing I knew before was that my father said we were ‘Scotch-Irish’. Still don’t know exactly what that amounts to.

    I noted that you took an additional week…

    WB, California, USA
  • Thank you for sending me the results of my Tribes of Britain Ancestry test. I must say that I am now feeling very ‘Nordic’ and have taken to eating more fish and longing for the open seas. This is really a most fascinating project and many of my…

    GG, Cornwall, UK