UPDATED -Time’s Running Out to Upload DNA to MyHeritage for Free- deadline extended to 15 Dec 2018

Time's running out! Only 15 days left to Upload DNA to MyHeritage for FREE!   This is our last chance to transfer Autosomal DNA tests from AncestryDNA, 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA, and Living DNA to MyHeritage for FREE, to be grandfathered in to free ethnicity estimates, use of the chromosome browser, and some other features.   Deadline Announcement On December 1, 2018, MyHeritage extended their free transfer policy for 2 weeks. The last day for DNA transfers is Saturday, 15 December 2018. After that, MyHeritage will no longer accept free transfers. Here's a quote from their most recent blog:

We have just extended our deadline for free DNA uploads to December 16, 2018. As of this date, our policy regarding DNA uploads will change. DNA Matching will remain free for uploaded DNA data, but unlocking additional DNA features will require an extra payment for DNA results uploaded after this date.

Prior to this, the last day for transfers…
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How to Download DNA Raw Data from AncestryDNA

How to Download DNA Raw Data from AncestryDNA   Requirements: Be able to login to your Ancestry account Know your Ancestry password to verify your request - it will not be automated for you Be able to access your email for final download instructions Have access to a secure computer with the ability to store and protect the data if you want an archival copy or delete the data after uploading to another drive or test site   Instructions: [su_box title="Step 1 - Login to Ancestry.com" box_color="#98c33f" title_color="#070706" radius="2"][/su_box]   [su_box title="Step 2 - Select DNA from the header menu " box_color="#98c33f" title_color="#070706" radius="2"] [/su_box]   [su_box title="Step 3 -Select Your DNA Results Summary from the DNA menu " box_color="#98c33f" title_color="#070706" radius="2"][/su_box]   [su_box title="Step 4 - In the upper righthand corner of the page, Select Settings" box_color="#98c33f" title_c…
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FREE FindMyPast Today through September 10, 2018

You can have free FindMyPast record access today through September 10, 2018, at 23:59.

This free access excludes British, Irish, US and World Newspapers, the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) and UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors 2002-2018.

  FindMyPast has US, Canada, and UK records, but their strongest offerings are their UK records, including UK parish record images offered at no other site. If you have UK ancestry, it's definitely worth your while to see the images available at FindMyPast.   Thanks to Alistair McGowan at BespokeGenealogy.com for the heads-up on this offering. Check out Alistair's site and follow his blog and Pinterest boards if you need UK research tips!    
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