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Blog
24 May 2017

Amanda Randall lists the best local and national film archives for finding out how your ancestors lived

News
09 May 2017

As Mass Observation seeks new volunteers, Simon Fowler looks at how this giant anthropology project first came about 80 years ago

Blog
27 April 2017

As Australia and New Zealand celebrate Anzac day, we explain how to use newspaper archives to research your Australian ancestors

Blog
24 April 2017

For International DNA Day, Debbie Kennett explains why DNA testing is increasingly important in family history research

Blog
30 March 2017

As we reach the end of the tax year, we look at some of the more unusual taxes of the past and how these six sites can help your family history research 

Blog
06 February 2017

In her final free guide, WDYTYA? TV series genealogist Laura Berry reveals why joining the family history community can help you take your research further

Blog
30 January 2017

In the penultimate stage of our 12-Week Challenge, Laura Berry reveals how occupational records can help you build up a vivid picture of your forebears' lives

Blog
18 January 2017

If you want to take your research back even further, you'll need to start investigating local parish records. WDYTYA? TV series genealogist Laura Berry offers her top tips for tracking them down

Blog
16 January 2017

Death records can provide a surprising amount of information about our ancestors while they were still alive. Laura Berry reveals where you should look for them

Blog
11 January 2017

Find out how you can sign up to take part in our first ever #TranscriptionTuesday event on 17 January 2017

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