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Blog
20 September 2017

Jonathan Scott asked five genealogical movers and shakers for their brick-wall busting top tips. Here’s what they came up with…

News
14 September 2017

The Battle of Britain could not have been won without support from the ground crew. Henry Buckton interviews the surviving personnel

Blog
08 September 2017

From mascots to war horses, we take a look at some of the surprising roles performed by animals in wartime Britain

News
06 September 2017

Phil Tomaselli explains how to trace British WW2 prisoners of war like Lisa Hammond did in her WDYTYA? episode

Blog
22 August 2017

During the Second World War, children were called upon to keep the country fed during the conflict

News
17 August 2017

Statutory birth, marriage and death records play a vital role in Scottish family history research, as Lulu discovered. Follow these three simple steps to discover your own ancestors

Blog
17 August 2017

Circus historian Steve Ward reveals the best resources for finding your ancestors who ran away with the Big Top

News
26 July 2017

The Sweet Makers, a new BBC series, explores the story of confectionery. The show’s historian, Annie Gray, examines the rise and fall of the trade

Blog
23 July 2017

Camping holidays first became popular in the UK in the early 20th century and have remained so ever since

Blog
13 July 2017

Genealogist Pam Ross shows you the best free resources for taking your tree back even further, from Scotland to India

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