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Family historians could discover whether there are any black sheep lurking in their family tree following the digitisation of millions of records from The National Archives
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Plus: PBS postpones the next series of Finding Your Roots after Ben Affleck controversy
Local History
Alan's getting excited about the new series of WDYTYA? and the type of stories that could be in store
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There's another chance to see Gary Lineker's episode of WDYTYA? on Watch plus a host of military history shows to get your teeth into this week
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The BBC has announced the latest line-up of celebrities that will feature in the new series of WDYTYA?  
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Plus: Hue & Cry index added to Findmypast; East Sussex illegitimacy records hit the web; Howes surname project reaches milestone
Features
The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo means that there’s never been a better time to research ancestors who fought in the Napoleonic Wars, writes Jonathan Scott
Local History
After last week's visit to Manchester Cathedral, Alan travels south to Gloucester Cathedral, where he spots some remarkable monuments
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The history of Verdi's La Traviata is explored in a new BBC Two programme, while there's stories of separated sisters and more in Long Lost Family
Local History
Alan Crosby was reminded of an amusing family history discovery following a recent conversation with Manchester Cathedral's archivist
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