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Archives and record offices are sometimes housed in unusual locations, as Alan Crosby recently discovered on a trip to Denbighshire
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Nicky Campbell and Davina McCall present a new series of Long Lost Family, while there's a chance to revisit Alexander Armstrong's episode Who Do You Think You Are?
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Researchers whose ancestors worked on the railways may discover more about their lives thanks to a new collection on TheGenealogist, revealing details of retirements, job titles, obituaries and more
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Plus: Haberdasher and ironmonger records go online; TheGenealogist releases railway employee database; Worcester college seeks descendants of pupils
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Plus: Irish workhouse records hit the web; Canadian WW1 project reaches milestone; Conscientious objectors database goes online
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Millions of Dublin workhouse records have been added to Findmypast – the first tranche of a collection that will eventually cover every county in Ireland
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A week in Sicily led columnist Alan Crosby to dwell upon the island's turbulent history and the stories of people arriving and departing from its shores
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A new three-part documentary series looks at the untold story of the Spanish Armada, while there's another chance to catch Barbara Windsor's classic episode of WDYTYA?
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Plus: Findmypast adds BillionGraves headstone records; National Records of Scotland addresses web issues; WW2 casualty records to go online in August
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Neil Oliver presents a new documentary examining the Quintinshill rail crash, which claimed the lives of more than 200 people on 22 May 1915
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