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the Appleby one-name study and DNA project

the Appleby one-name study and DNA project

Surnames covered in our DNA project:



plus any other variants


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The current banner shows Alnwick Castle, in Northumberland - a county in the far north east of England, bordering Scotland.  This region is home to a number of Appleby lines - and our DNA project has confirmed genetic connections between several of these, which also match lines in Canada, USA and Ireland.

Past Newsletters

All general news about developments in the Appleby Study from 2012 onwards will be found in the New Appleby Orchard Newsletter (link below).  News about progress in our DNA study will be reported in the Activity Feed on our Group Page at Family Tree DNA.  But in case you want to look back at any of the Newsletters issued before the end of 2012, here are the links:

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