The Renshaw Y-DNA Surname Project

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Mission Statement

The Renshaw Y-DNA project seeks to determine which Renshaw, Rencher, Ranshaw, Runshaw, Wren(n), and Olorenshaw lines are related and to confirm individual membership in a specific line.


Site Navigation

Use the links across the top of the page or below to see the DNA and family charts, follow the project's progress, and learn more about DNA.

Charts  The Renshaw Y-DNA Alleles Chart and the Renshaw Families Quick Chart

Progress  What we have learned from Y-DNA testing

DNA FAQs  Information about the DNA testing company we are using and how to join the Renshaw Y-DNA project

Renshaw Links  Other ways to share Renshaw research online

Contacts  Email the project administrators and researchers for more information




About the Renshaw crests:

The three crests at the top of this page represent coats of arms carried by various Renshaws in history. No one listed on this website lays claim to lineal descent from the bearers of these crests or coats of arms which were used by Renshaws in earlier days.

About the ship's patch:

Information about the USS Renshaw, whose patch is pictured above, may be found at this link.