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Rifling through her family's stamp collection has made editor Sarah Williams realise that the hobby has more in common with genealogy than she thought
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The University of Huddersfield's new Heritage Quay archive centre was unveiled earlier this week, providing access to thousands of historic records
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Tony Robinson retraces the footsteps of the Bröntes in Walking Through History, while there's a chance to revisit the 2012 series of Who Do You Think You Are?
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The Wellcome Library in London has teamed up with a number of archives across the UK to digitise records of psychiatric hospitals dating back to the 18th century
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While away on maternity leave, a chance message from a fellow Ancestry.co.uk user helped deputy editor Claire Vaughan break down a brick wall
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Ancestry.co.uk has uploaded 600,000 parish records from 1580-1979 following a new partnership with Wigan Archives and Local Studies
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A new ITV drama tells the story of the Great Fire of London, while art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at Britain's love of all things gothic
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Supermodel Twiggy grew up in Neasden, north London. It was a happy childhood, but her mother, Nellie Hornby, was prone to bouts of depression and didn’t speak about her family...
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The National Library of Scotland has uploaded 5,000 Ordnance Survey maps of Edinburgh and London created between the 1940s and 60s
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The second series of Peaky Blinders reaches the halfway mark, while there's a chance to see Christina Applegate's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? USA