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A DNA study has uncovered a genetic marker that will help researchers confirm if they are descended from King Robert III, who ruled Scotland from 1390 to 1406
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Plus: ONS publishes 2021 Census consultation response; Lancashire Archives slashes opening hours; Yorkshire collection finds new home; Westminster records go online
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To mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland next Tuesday, we've picked out five great online resources that will help you research your First World War naval ancestors
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A quick visit to the home of Worcestershire Archives resulted in a discovery that columnist Alan Crosby certainly wasn't expecting – and nor was his wife!
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Dan Snow marks the centenary of the Battle of Jutland and there's another chance to see John Bishop's episode of Who Do You Think You Are?
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Children and young people aged 5-16 are being encouraged to investigate their ancestry for a new competition run by the Federation of Family History Societies
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The UK Government is calling on members of the public to design tiles for a commemorative path that will mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme
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Volunteers in Barnsley have compiled a database of people killed in the 1866 Oaks Colliery Disaster – now proven to have claimed more lives than originally thought
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Plus: Free Dublin prisoner records now online; FFHS launches children's competition; London records uploaded to Findmypast; Ancestry adds Sutton water rate books; Irish organisation celebrates 30 years
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