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Details of seat-holders at 18 London synagogues between 1920-1939 have been released on the web
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A recent trip to Oxford saw Alan pay a pilgrimage to the house where a branch of his family tree once lived – including a forebear who served in the local fire brigade
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Plus: IGRS transcribes historic Ballymena census; Brunel museum receives £4.78 million boost; East London project preserves residents' names
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The early lives of Virginia Woolf and the 'Bloomsbury Set' are explored in a new BBC drama, while singer Kelly Clarkson appears in WDYTYA? USA
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Plus: Essex sights and sounds to be saved; parish record site given makeover; Guild of One-Name Studies recruits 7000th member
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Details of women who earned medals while serving in the Territorial Force Nursing Service during WW1 have been made available to explore on Forces War Records
Local History
Alan Crosby recently came across some fascinating details about the diets of our Georgian forebears – enough to make a modern nutritionist scream
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In its centenary year, Lucy Worsley looks back at the history of the Women's Institute, examining the more radical side of the organisation founded in a garden shed in 1915
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We select some of the highlights from the BFI's new Britain on Film website, which showcases historic footage from across the country
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HRH Princess Alexandra attended the opening of the UK's first Huguenot Museum in Rochester on Monday  
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