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This week’s top special offers and discounts for family historians

Don't miss 20% off Findmypast, plus Nathan Dylan Goodwin's latest book for just 99p!

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Findmypast special offer 20% discount

Popular family history website Findmypast is offering an amazing 20% reduction for a limited period of time for anyone without an active subscription, using the offer code 20OFFPR. The discount covers all 3 and 12 month subscription offers, but hurry, the offer ends at midnight BST 15 May.


Starter subscription (includes birth, marriage and death records and census records)
Was: £6.67 per month
Now: £5.53 per month (billed as an annual payment of £63.99)

Plus subscription (includes essential records plus 1939 Register, parish records, wills, military, migration and Irish records)
Was: £9.99 per month
Now: £7.99 per month (billed as an annual payment of £95.99)

Pro subscription (includes all of the above plus old newspapers and global records)
Was: £13.33 per month
Now: £10.67 per month (billed as an annual payment of £127.99)

Offer ends: 15 May (11.59pm BST)

If you want more advice before taking the plunge, read our guide to choosing the best family history website.

Get the offer here

Living DNA

Living DNA are the only DNA testing company to offer regional breakdowns at the county level in Britain, making them a great choice for a DNA test if you have primarily British heritage. You can save 20% on their kits in their spring sale, plus get free delivery when you order three or more kits. For more guidance on choosing a DNA test, take a look at our DNA test buyers’ guide.

Was: DNA ancestry kit £99/ DNA ancestry & wellbeing kit £179
Now: £79/ £149

Get the offer here

The Genealogy Show

Popular family history event The Genealogy Show will return in online form on 25-26 June, with a packed two days of over 80 talks by family history experts, plus online stalls from family history societies and companies, family history games, expert consultation sessions and much more. The first 500 tickets are available at an early bird price of just £20 – book now using the code EARLY20 to make sure you don’t miss out!

Was: £30
Now: £20

Get the discount tickets here

The Family History Show

The Family History Show, another popular online family history event, will next take place on 19 June and is also offering the chance to save on tickets if you book before the show starts.

Was: £8
Now: £6
Offer ends: Friday 18 June

Get the discount tickets here

The Sterling Affair

The latest novel in Nathan Dylan Goodwin’s popular detective series staring the genealogy sleuth Morton Farrier, The Sterling Affair, is currently available for only 99p on Kindle.

Was: £4.99
Now: £0.99
Offer ends: 31 May

Get the book here

The National Archives bookshop offer

You can get 30% off all books in Pen & Sword’s popular Tracing Your Ancestors series of family history guides via this sale from The National Archives.

Get the offer here

S&N Genealogy Data CDs

You can currently buy 3 data CDs for the price of 2 from S&N Genealogy. The CDs list individuals from the armed forces, specific professions and more, and are a great way of searching for your family.


Get the offer here

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