October 2015 - Genes Reunited Blog

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Welcome to the new Genes Reunited blog!

  • We regularly add blogs covering a variety of topics. You can add your own comments at the bottom.
  • The Genes Reunited Team will be writing blogs and keeping you up to date with changes happening on the site.
  • In the future we hope to have guest bloggers that will be able to give you tips and advice as to how to trace your family history.
  • The blogs will have various privacy settings, so that you can choose who you share your blog with.

Edith Cavell - the World War 1 heroine nurse

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 20 Oct 2015 16:31 : 0 comments : 14291 views

Punkie Night

Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 20 Oct 2015 15:44 : 0 comments : 12613 views

Every year, on the last Thursday of October, the Somerset village of Hinton St George celebrates Punkie Night. In a celebration that looks a lot like the Halloween customs we're so used to elsewhere, the children of the village march around with lanterns cut from a turnip – locally called a "mangle-worzel".