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Super

ProGreat community spirit, easy enough to search for ...

ConsHopeless support, ease of use depends on your brow...

Long on advice, support from other users and fresh ideas, but short on genealogical records and technical support - Genes Reunited has had me as a member since about 2005 and I'm still there! One feature it took me a while to locate but wouldn't be without (Genes don't do a lot to praise the...

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“Fancy Tracing Your Roots?”

published 04/01/2007

ProEasy to Make Connections, Low Fees, Free Software

ConsAppalling Customer Services

Genes Reunited is a sister website of Friends Reunited, a website that helps old school friends trace one another. It's one of the most useful genealogy websites I've come across to date. Shortly after the birth of my son a little over a year ago, I stumbled across this site via Friends Reunited...

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Super

“Genius for genes”

published 02/08/2009

Proability to contact other researchers

Consexpensive if adding more than 1 tree, information ...

Genes Reunited.co.uk is a website originally set up by the Friends Reunited people and is for those people who are tracing their family trees. www.genesreunited.co.uk is free to join - but if you want to email other researcher it is £9.95 per year (this can be paid as Single Membership or as...

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Super

“Find family members easily”

published 10/02/2006

ProGreat if you dont own a family tree builder progra...

Conshave to pay for full membership (but not that much...

I first came across this site about 6 months ago when i started to research my family tree. Most of my research is being completed on line as its easier than trying to drag 2 toddlers to a library where they would run riot and wreck the place! With the wealth of information on the web i thought...

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Good

“Genes Reunited”

published 27/03/2007

ProLarge Site with a lot of UK users

ConsSoftware it uses is not the most reliable

I have been using Genes Reunited as a member for about 5 months now. Although I have found it useful and you will see below that I have "recommended it to potential buyers" it is fair to say I am not as enthusiastic about it as some of the other reviewers I have seen. It could be far better than...

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Super

“Genes reunited”

published 19/07/2008

ProEasy to understand, Easy to find information

ConsVery hard to remove wrong information added by mis...

On the whole I have been very pleased with Genes reunited, The things I like about it are that it has a very clear way of looking at your tree, and it is easy to click on to relatives to find out more about their siblings etc. What I don't like about it is, having to pay extra to look at the...

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Not for me

“Genes Reunited”

published 22/10/2008

ProNice easy layout of your tree.

ConsPoor layout of boards and constant bickering betwe...

I've been a member for about 2 years and I can honestly say, I won't be renewing next time my subs are due. The site is old looking and the forums and chat boards have a very strange layout compared to other forums I've used. Very poor considering it's owned by ITV. It is very expensive. Once you...

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Excellent

“Amazing site!”

published 30/03/2006

ProGreat for building your family tree, and finding l...

ConsSmall subscription fee for certain services.

As some of you know, I tend not to have a lot of luck when visiting websites. They either run off with my money or deliver the wrong items. But genesreunited.co.uk is a rare gem. I came accross genes reunited when it was first born a few years ago, via friends reunited - its sister site. I had...

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Excellent

published 22/10/2007

I have used Genes since it first came out. I find it very useful and have come across so many extra cousins through posting my tree. Genes is good value for money, easy to navigate and constantly updates and refines it's product. Couple this site with Ancestry.com (much more expensive but also essential for serious research) and you have everything you need to keep finding more out about your roots, yes I'm a geneology nerd, but the thrill of the search and find is what it's all about.....

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Satisfactory

“Genesreunited”

published 06/10/2008

ProEasy to use, some good tips and information

Consstrictly for amateurs, dreadful message boards

This site is a good concept. It is easy to use but horrendously expensive to search using the credits it sells. Far better to subscribe to Ancestry. The tree software is OK, but better to use a stand alone programme and upload a gedcom file when necessary. Oterwise it is a haven for identity...

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Not for me

published 19/01/2009

Having just subscribed have tried to trace an ancestor in the 1841 census.Got the census page but when I clicked the view box nothing happened and the customer service is non existent

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Not for me

PronONE THAT i FOUND

ConsiT IS A COMPLETE RIP OFF

After a break of ten years I decided to have another go at researching my ancestors. I went into Genesreunited as they said it would be £1.66 per month, then they deducted £19.99 from my card account. This gave me 50 search points which went in no time and I didnt find anything SO PAID ANOTHER £5...

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Satisfactory

ProFree to build your own tree

ConsSite has been redesigned and is now much slower, s...

The Genes Reunited of olden days was great. However, since they've made a stack of money and altered everything, in my opinion the site is slow to load and sometimes you cant save changes to your tree after typing away for ages. The admin staff dont want to know, they send out the same generic...

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Product Information : Genesreunited.co.uk

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Research Services

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Type: Research Services

Domain Extension: .co.uk

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