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Michelle Report 24 Jul 2021 01:09

Hi everybody!
My GEDmatch number is ML7914993.
My DNA ancestry is:-
Ireland 37.4%
North Yorkshire 26.3%
Northern Ireland and Southwest Scotland 8.6%
Northwest Scotland 7.2%
Central England 6.4%
South Yorkshire 5.1%
Cornwall 3.3%
Southeast England 3%
Basque 2.6
The Irish side of the family is my mums side and I am interested to find living relatives with the surnames mentioned in the subject. I am also trying to find more family to add to my tree.
I look forward to finding relatives. Thanks for having me Shell x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jul 2021 06:01

Afraid your dna results won’t mean anything on genes reunited

Which site did you use to do your dna ?

Ancestry does cross checking with matches and if you have your tree on there will compare with others who may have the same name/s in their trees

If you want to see if anyone has any of your family names their trees on here then look at members trees which is under the search heading above the boards


KathleenBell Report 24 Jul 2021 08:38

As Shirley has already said - look under "search" and then click "search all member trees". Then put the name Twomey in the surname box and Ireland in the birthplace box. There are 172 results, so you will need to know first names and approximate birth years. Do the same for the other surnames.

Kath. x


nameslessone Report 24 Jul 2021 09:12

You will be able to find matches on the Gedmatch site - unless it has changed you can see which site the others have downloaded from.

MOst of the sites you can have your dna results on give you your matches from the same site.


ErikaH Report 24 Jul 2021 11:54

GR isn't a DNA-matching site.

To get help on here, you need to have first names, birth years and birthplaces on which to base searches of available records.

Have you tried doing any research yourself?


ErikaH Report 24 Jul 2021 12:03


Please delete the threads you have posted on the other boards. Thank you


ErikaH Report 24 Jul 2021 12:07

Your parents married in England - a copy of their marriage cert will tell you the names of each of their fathers, assuming you don't already have that info.....................

Several members have you (and your sisters) in their GR trees.......have they asked for your permission to include you?


ErikaH Report 24 Jul 2021 12:22

For 1901 and 1911 Irish censuses - FREE

For Irish BMD info...............try

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jul 2021 15:36

Marriages Sep 1950
Harland Margery H Milford Whitby 1b 2253
MILFORD Denis HARLAND Whitby 1b 2253

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jul 2021 15:39

Births Mar 1932
Harland Marjorie H Morley Whitby 9d 669

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jul 2021 15:42

1939 register

Throstle West Sleights, Sleights, Whitby R.D., Yorkshire (North Riding), England

William Harland 18 Jan 1898 Male Road Lengthman N R C C Married 94 1
Gertrude Harland 29 Jun 1905 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 94 2
Margery H Milford (Harland) 22 Feb 1932 Female At School Single 94 3
John R Harland 26 Dec 1933 Male At School Single 94 4
Albert V Harland 05 Nov 1938 Male Under School Age Single 94 5
John R Rawling 23 Feb 1917 Male Public Works Contractor Labourer Single 94 6

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jul 2021 15:48

Name: MS Marjorie Harland
Gender: Female
Age: 69
Birth Date: 1932
Last Residence: Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Postal Code District: Ts4
Death Date: 5 Jan 2001

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jul 2021 15:51

Last name Milford
Birth quarter 1
Birth year 1927
Mother's maiden name Hodgson
District Whitby
County Yorkshire
Country England
Volume 9D
Page 736
Record set England & Wales Births 1837-2006
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Last name Milford
Gender Male
Birth day 21
Birth month 1
Birth year 1927
Age -
Death quarter 1
Death year 1987
District Whitby
Register number 287
County Yorkshire


ErikaH Report 24 Jul 2021 16:16

As John is a member of GR, it may be tactful to remove his birth details

Michelle can find the info herself easily enough if necessary, although as she has him in her tree, one assumes she already has the details.

Also, if I read her post correctly, it’s her mother’s side she’s looking for

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jul 2021 06:34

Have removed birth but left marriage details


ArgyllGran Report 25 Jul 2021 15:42

Is this your maternal grandparents' marriage?

Marriages Mar 1932 (>99%)
Harland William Morley Whitby 9d 848
Morley Gertrude Harland Whitby 9d 848

Which grandparent is the one with the Irish ancestors?
How far back?

From a quick rummage on Ancestry, it seems to be at least a couple of generations before that.
Perhaps if you give us names and dates of some of the Irish relatives, we can work forwards to the present day.


nameslessone Report 25 Jul 2021 18:03

I have sent a message to say she needs to return to the boards as it looks as though she is new.

Added. 8.36

Well, she has read my message and asked for access to my tree :-S


Michelle Report 25 Jul 2021 21:21

Hiya sorry guys I did not realise I had got so many reply. I am completely stuck on my Irish side of the familyI am not getting hints matches records or any thing MyHeritage where my main family tree is located.
I did my DNA with LIving DNA and managed some how to upload to GEDmatch. Unfortunately Living have changed something and you can no longer upload to MyHeritage 123 etc. My dad has an extensive Family tree on Ancestry going into to his side of the family.
Thank you for for all the research you guys have done. Thank you nameslessone I did not understand your message lol sorry but thanks for brining my attention to the threads.

Michael Twomey my Great-grandfather 1864 Apr 13 1948 was married to
Hanorah Tattan my Great-grandmother Mar 29 1872 I have no idea when she died.
I have no information on his parents or siblings.
Hanorah Tattan parents where John Tattan my Great-great-grandfather married to Catherine(Kate) Shea my Great-great-grandmother B Mar 29 1872 D Feb 9 1922.
again on I have no information on siblings or parents. I have been told Johns dad was also John Tattan and Kate's mum was Catherine Shea.
On my mums mum side of the family I have Peter Redmond my Great-grandfather
B 1888 D1936 with Julia Cahill my Great-grandmother b1890. D June 27 1915 her mum and dad are Timothy Cahill and Julia Riordan B1855 I believe her mum is Mary Riordan.
I am finding no records and can find no information on siblings. Any help would be appreciated. take care and have fun Shell x


nameslessone Report 26 Jul 2021 08:45

Thanks for the pm. The only thing that you can upload onto Genes is a tree.

If you are not getting Irish matches on My Heritage then you are unlucky. I have loads but as none of them have trees going back far enough I can’t work out any connections.

Get your Dad to do a dna test and upload it to Gedmatch, then you will be able to work out which matches of yours are not on his list.


ArgyllGran Report 26 Jul 2021 09:40

As you have posted your query on more than one board, I'm not sure what exactly you're looking for, and it's not clear from your posts.

Are you hoping to find living relatives?
Or are you trying to extend your tree further into the past?

Unfortunately, ifi you are looking for actual records, Irish records can be quite patchy, as many have been destroyed.