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Over 2.5 million historic school records from across England and Wales have been published online for the very first time
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DJ and presenter Reggie Yates uncovers his Ghanaian heritage on Who Do You Think You Are?, while new three-part documentary series The Long Shadow begins
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Northamptonshire Hearth Tax records and Dorset Marriage registers were among the sets that hit the web as part of last week's first 'Findmypast Friday'
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Growing up in Birmingham, the actor Martin Shaw’s life was shaped by a family schism. His father Frank’s parents split up and Martin’s grandfather, Edwin, disappeared...
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Culinary queen and Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry traces her roots in Norwich, finding tales of entrepreneurs, workhouse poverty and Victorian scandal...
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Thousands of parish records transcribed by family history societies in south-east England have been made available at Findmypast.co.uk
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Actor Martin Shaw investigates his roots on WDYTYA?, while a BBC Four programme looks at how people in Tyneside are marking the WW1 centenary
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Steve Harnell learns about the vital role played by the Post Office Rifles in the First World War from author Duncan Barrett and Jon Bauckham talks to archivist Elizabeth Walne about parish emigration from East Anglia.
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Sheridan Smith's father has “always wanted to find out about his family history”. By appearing on Who Do You Think You Are? she hopes to be able to help him discover more.
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Deceased Online has added burials from two Hertfordshire cemeteries, bringing the total number of records it holds for the county to over 200,000