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The Perry Project offers a FREE 37 marker yDNA test to a qualified male Perry descendant in the direct male line (no adoptions) from the families/locations listed below. Applicants must have a fully documented line and be prepared to share their research and evidence with the project administrators.

  • A male Perry from Wotton-under-Edge or Thornbury, Gloucestershire, or Kingswood, Wiltshire. (Hunter alias Perry line. See pages 91-92 of the Visitation Pedigree
  • Any male Perry with a documented Perry line going back to the following English counties, 1600-1650 (or earlier), whose line is not already represented in the project: Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Devon, Dorset, Somerset. Lancashire and Yorkshire also considered. If you have a documented line from another county, please contact us with details.
  • Any male Perry with a documented Irish Perry line going back to:
    • Ambrose Perry of Clonmoher, County Clare (ca. 1630-ca. 1702)
    • George Perry of Ballysheen, County Clare, died 1800
    • Edward Perry of Youghal, Cork and Antigua, born ca. 1630
    • Henry Perry of Cahir, Tipperary (1811-53) (son of Samuel)

    If you descend from any other Irish Perry family and have traced your male lineage pre-1800 please contact us with details.

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