I have just set up a new SNP Panel at YSEQ for the Lancashire Clan. It is called the R1b-A11378 Panel.
To interpret, this is a DNA test which tests for the best 6 mutations that were unique to Eric Warburton in his BigY DNA test, plus the last one he shared with anyone else.
The objective is to build a Tree of Trees, or a tree that links all the clan trees of the Lancashire Group together. This done by testing one person from each clan to see how many of Eric’s unique mutations they share. The result might be something like the sketch below.
The sketch assumes each clan shares those mutations that are above it, for example the Turton clan shares A15054 to A15057 with Eric.
You will see that Stanley’s undocumented clan, and the Radcliffe clan share the same mutations. If there are a number of clans that are not distinguished because they share the same mutations it would be necessary to improve the panel by identifying new mutations that distinguish them. However this would require a further BigY test from within those clans so there would ned to be a judgement on whether the missing information justified the cost.
So I am seeking members of the Lancashire Group clans willing to take the test, or help finance them. A test costs $103.00. The person tested doesn’t have to be the one who took the original test, though that would be preferred.