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Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« on: Monday 27 July 20 11:54 BST (UK) »
I can see how many 4th cousins + I have, but I want to know the total number of matches I have.

Or is this information not available?

Thanks for your help.
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Paternal: Gilmour, McGrath, Oram, Green(e), Hepplewhite, Graham, Bugbird, Hanley, Hutton, Bellott, Busfield, Blake, Bugbird, Dwyer...
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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 27 July 20 12:56 BST (UK) »
Click the Shared DNA button  :).

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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 27 July 20 13:22 BST (UK) »
I did a snip!

Remember that the number will grew. Also it will shrink from August when the 8cM cut off will be introduced.

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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #3 on: Monday 27 July 20 16:21 BST (UK) »
Thank you Gadget! My eyes must have just scanned past that a million times! I actually want to check how many matches I lose in August. Am currently frantically trying to save as many of the 6-7cM matches as possible!
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Maternal: Thirlwell, Dobbins, Stamp, Rochester, Laws, Nicholson, Cavanagh, Jessop, Clough/Cleugh, Charlton, Weightman, Swinhoe, Swainson, Purdie, Carney…
(Northumberland, Cumberland, Ireland)

Paternal: Gilmour, McGrath, Oram, Green(e), Hepplewhite, Graham, Bugbird, Hanley, Hutton, Bellott, Busfield, Blake, Bugbird, Dwyer...
(Ireland, County Durham, especially Hartlepool, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Middlesex, Surrey, ia)

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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 27 July 20 16:46 BST (UK) »
I actually want to check how many matches I lose in August. Am currently frantically trying to save as many of the 6-7cM matches as possible!

I don't think that you can do that easily. If you enter  cM range, you'll get them all listed but since they've moved from pages (was it 50 per page) to an infinite listing, it's impossible without counting them one by one  :-\
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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #5 on: Monday 27 July 20 16:52 BST (UK) »
I search by surname or surname+county etc to limit the results..

Incredibly time consuming but I put in an hour here and there. A drop in the ocean I know.
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Maternal: Thirlwell, Dobbins, Stamp, Rochester, Laws, Nicholson, Cavanagh, Jessop, Clough/Cleugh, Charlton, Weightman, Swinhoe, Swainson, Purdie, Carney…
(Northumberland, Cumberland, Ireland)

Paternal: Gilmour, McGrath, Oram, Green(e), Hepplewhite, Graham, Bugbird, Hanley, Hutton, Bellott, Busfield, Blake, Bugbird, Dwyer...
(Ireland, County Durham, especially Hartlepool, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Middlesex, Surrey, ia)

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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #6 on: Monday 27 July 20 16:55 BST (UK) »
I think ancestry could have made this change more intelligently. Clearly people who have already attributed many tiny matches are using them. Brand new customers with tiny trees clearly don't need to have all those mini matches constantly searched through. I feel robbed.
GEDMatch Kit no. CE7119959

Maternal: Thirlwell, Dobbins, Stamp, Rochester, Laws, Nicholson, Cavanagh, Jessop, Clough/Cleugh, Charlton, Weightman, Swinhoe, Swainson, Purdie, Carney…
(Northumberland, Cumberland, Ireland)

Paternal: Gilmour, McGrath, Oram, Green(e), Hepplewhite, Graham, Bugbird, Hanley, Hutton, Bellott, Busfield, Blake, Bugbird, Dwyer...
(Ireland, County Durham, especially Hartlepool, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Middlesex, Surrey, ia)

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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #7 on: Monday 27 July 20 17:35 BST (UK) »
I checked that all my common ancestors were colour coded.I've also been colour coding those with public trees with over 50 people. That will miss quite  few but .......
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Re: Where do I find my total number of DNA matches on ancestry.co.uk?
« Reply #8 on: Friday 31 July 20 15:04 BST (UK) »
I also have been trying to do this gadget...for the last couple of days all I get is-
Our backend services are overtaxed at the moment and we are unable to retrieve all your matches. We apologize for the inconvenience, please try again later.
I suppose everyone else is trying too!! We just need them to give a free weekend and then we will be totally stuffed  ::)
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Maternal Line--Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
Husbands-Beckett. Heald. Pilkington. Arnold. Hall. Willows. Dring. Newcomb. Hawley.