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Plus: Findmypast completes PoW collection; Yorkshire fair kicks off on Saturday; AncestryDNA hits milestone; FamilySearch reveals Worldwide Indexing Event details
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To mark 100 since the Battle of the Somme, we've published a new and updated version of our First World War Army ancestors guide – available to download completely free of charge
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As we mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, editor Sarah Williams tries to find out if her grandfather was involved in the First World War's most notorious battle
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Coverage of the Somme Centenary continues on BBC One, while the Yesterday channel will be showing a classic episode of Who Do You Think You Are? featuring author JK Rowling
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Access to the website's military records and entire UK and Irish census collections will be free until Monday 4 July
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Plus: Gloucestershire prison registers go online; Deceased Online publishes Calderdale burials; Societies honour Irish genealogist; DNA results resolve baronetcy dispute
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A Channel 4 documentary broadcasts remarkable footage from the Second World War, while there's another chance to watch Sir Patrick Stewart's WDYTYA? journey
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Seeing the queues of people voting in the EU Referendum this morning reminded WDYTYA? Magazine editor Sarah Williams about the value of historic electoral records
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A report published by the Office for National Statistics states that the next England and Wales census will not ask residents to list their birthplaces or maiden names
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More than 235,000 criminal records from the collections of Gloucestershire Archives have been digitised and made available to explore on Ancestry
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