The site has created a thriving community connected by a shared interest in finding out where they came from." A few fast facts about Genes Reunited: The site's easy-to-use format enables people to build their own family tree and find matches in other members' trees to discover a family connection. Members are able to build their family tree by posting it on the site and investigating which ancestors they share with other members.Users can input the names of known family members and Genes Reunited will search the 9 million family trees already on the site and highlight any similar entries in other people's trees - making tracing your family's roots easier than ever before. They can also search historical records such as census, birth, death, marriage and military records.The broad reach of its online innovation means The Friends Reunited Group will also benefit from brightsolid's resilient data centre and managed hosting services. They can also search historical records such as census, birth, death, marriage and military records.brightsolid was advised by HMT Corporate Finance on this transaction and Macfarlanes provided the legal services. It currently has over 11 million members and over 750 million names listed.
We look forward to working with Chris and the team to develop the business further." brightsolid is led by digital media entrepreneur CEO Chris van der Kuyl, who joined in October 2007. Members are able to build their family tree by posting it on the site and investigating which ancestors they share with other members.
The site is entirely free to search with subscription fees applicable once users want to contact each other directly or access official records (including birth, marriage, death and war) through the site. It currently has over 11 million members and over 750 million names listed.
One new name is added to the site every single second.
They cover a range of different records that you can find within the United Kingdom.
By entering what information that you do know, such as their first and last name, where they were born and where they were from you then be linked to what records may be of relevance to you.