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Offline GailB

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 17 May 18 11:58 BST (UK) »
LivingDNA are also supposed to be better for those with British ancestry (according to the various reviews I read before deciding) as they break down the locations into smaller, more defined regions in the British Isles. And all three sites that I've got my autosomal DNA on agree that I'm 100%.

I've a reasonable grasp of the geographical locations of my ancestors for approximately the last 175 years, barring the ones who refuse to give up their background via the paper-trail route. it will be interesting to see where LivingDna places them.

I have now had my mothers results. The reason my sister ordered through LivingDNA was to get a better breakdown of where in the UK we came from.

The results are 98.9% Europe
1.1% Asia South

That is it no breakdown whatsoever
Armitage, Atherton, Barton, Beck, Bradshaw, Brumfitt, Chetwin, Conalty, Connolly, Connor(s), Davidson, Hilton, Hoey, Johnson, Jones, Knight, Lester, McDonald, Molyneux, Morris, Pownall, Rushton, Spark, Stanley, Tunstall, Welsby, West, Wharton, Williams, Wilson, Windridge, Windstandley

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #19 on: Monday 02 July 18 19:29 BST (UK) »
I now have my results.

My Motherline appears rather puzzlingly to have changed from the Ancestry allocation of
H1 and no subclade. This was tested some time ago and I can no longer access it

Its now Haplogroup U5
Subclade U5b2b4

I'm hoping that more sophisticated testing techniques are the reason for the change and not that my sample has been mixed up with someone else's

My ethnicity breakdown is now 93.7 Gt Britain and Ireland and 6.3 Scandinavian.

I was perplexed by the low allocation of Ireland which was only 2.1% but then read this on their website

"If you have Irish ancestry but it is not inferred as strongly as expected: Unfortunately, due to the current limited number of Irish samples, we currently see many Irish people as a mixture of Ireland, Northern Ireland and South West Scotland, and North West Scotland"
Davis - Berkshire & London
Sutcliffe - Yorkshire & London
Harrington - Ireland and London
Fuller - Cambridgeshire and Essex
Waldron/Waldren - Devon & London
Frisby and Lee - Leicestershire
Hollingsworth - Essex
Williams - Ireland? and London
Ellis, Reed & Temple - London
Lane - ?
Surplice - Cambridgeshire
Elwood - Cambridgeshire

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #20 on: Monday 02 July 18 19:51 BST (UK) »
Although I can fit most of these regions roughly into my existing research the Aberdeenshire was something of a surprise!
Davis - Berkshire & London
Sutcliffe - Yorkshire & London
Harrington - Ireland and London
Fuller - Cambridgeshire and Essex
Waldron/Waldren - Devon & London
Frisby and Lee - Leicestershire
Hollingsworth - Essex
Williams - Ireland? and London
Ellis, Reed & Temple - London
Lane - ?
Surplice - Cambridgeshire
Elwood - Cambridgeshire

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #21 on: Monday 02 July 18 20:02 BST (UK) »
I got my LivingDNA results recently. According to them I am 100% Great Britain and Ireland which is a bit different to ftDNA who say I am 84% Western and Central Europe and 16% Scandinavian.

Oh and I don't agree with Living DNA's breakdown of my newly discovered 100% Great Britain and Ireland ancestry, its too Southern based IMO

Oh well its just a bit of fun  ::)  ;)

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #22 on: Monday 02 July 18 20:12 BST (UK) »
I now have my results.

My Motherline appears rather puzzlingly to have changed from the Ancestry allocation of
H1 and no subclade. This was tested some time ago and I can no longer access it

Its now Haplogroup U5
Subclade U5b2b4


Maybe you could query that with them as according to the Phylogenetic tree of human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups diagram in this link that can not happen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haplogroup_H_(mtDNA)#H1

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #23 on: Tuesday 03 July 18 12:54 BST (UK) »
I now have my results.

My Motherline appears rather puzzlingly to have changed from the Ancestry allocation of
H1 and no subclade. This was tested some time ago and I can no longer access it

Its now Haplogroup U5
Subclade U5b2b4


Maybe you could query that with them as according to the Phylogenetic tree of human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups diagram in this link that can not happen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haplogroup_H_(mtDNA)#H1

I have emailed them to ask how they have a different result. I will post their response when I receive it
Davis - Berkshire & London
Sutcliffe - Yorkshire & London
Harrington - Ireland and London
Fuller - Cambridgeshire and Essex
Waldron/Waldren - Devon & London
Frisby and Lee - Leicestershire
Hollingsworth - Essex
Williams - Ireland? and London
Ellis, Reed & Temple - London
Lane - ?
Surplice - Cambridgeshire
Elwood - Cambridgeshire

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #24 on: Tuesday 03 July 18 15:32 BST (UK) »
I had already done a Full MTDNA test with FTDNA when I tested with Living DNA and they  both gave exactly the same Haplogroup

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 05 July 18 09:53 BST (UK) »

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Re: LivingDNA test
« Reply #26 on: Thursday 05 July 18 12:39 BST (UK) »
This might be useful to some :)

https://dna-explained.com/2018/07/04/why-different-haplogroup-results/

Kim

That's very interesting and it does make me wonder how accurate Ancestry's test was, especially since they no longer offer it and have removed the facility to search old results from their website!
Davis - Berkshire & London
Sutcliffe - Yorkshire & London
Harrington - Ireland and London
Fuller - Cambridgeshire and Essex
Waldron/Waldren - Devon & London
Frisby and Lee - Leicestershire
Hollingsworth - Essex
Williams - Ireland? and London
Ellis, Reed & Temple - London
Lane - ?
Surplice - Cambridgeshire
Elwood - Cambridgeshire