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Offline wee Hugh

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Re: How much salt
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 13 February 21 13:15 GMT (UK) »
Surely nobody on this forum believes in the "ethnicity" estimates?
They're just guesswork.  That's not what we paid our money for (though, judging by the number of mystery matches, mainly in the USA, I'm wondering just why we take a DNA test at all).
Bagwell of Kilmore & Lisronagh, Co. Tipperary;  Beatty from Enniskillen;  Brown from Preston, Lancs.;  Burke of Ballydugan, Co. Galway;  Casement in the IoM and Co. Antrim;  Davison of Knockboy, Broughshane;  Frobisher;  Guillemard;  Harrison in Co. Antrim and Dublin;  Jones around Burton Pedwardine, Lincs.;  Lindesay of Loughry;  Newcomen of Camlagh, Co. Roscommon;  Shield;  Watson from Kidderminster;  Wilkinson from Leeds

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Re: How much salt
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 13 February 21 21:26 GMT (UK) »
I took it because I knew there was a NPE in the family.  I didnít know about ethnicity, but now it is a case of what do they say now?  Will they match paper trail?   Not really. 
James -Victoria, Australia originally from Keynsham, Somerset.
Janes - Keynsham and Bristol area.
Heale/Hale - Keynsham, Somerset
Vincent - Illogan/Redruth, Cornwall.  Moved to Sculcoates, Yorkshire; Grass Valley, California; Timaru, New Zealand and Victoria, Australia.
Williams somewhere in Wales - he kept moving
Ellis - Anglesey

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Re: How much salt
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 13 February 21 22:18 GMT (UK) »
My DNA ethnicity gives the following results-
English 42.6 %
Irish, Scottish, Welsh 23.4 %
Scandinavian 20.8 %
Iberian 11.7 %
Italian 1.4 %

One Irish grandparent with Scottish ancestry back in 1700s & one German grandparent, my Dutch ancestors don't seem to have made any contribution, no known Iberian connections in the last 200 or so years but I'm sure the 1.4 % Italian is because a Ventian contessa wanted to adopt my father when he was a child  ;D
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!